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Servest acquires Pest Patrol

Servest has acquired the pest control business Pest Patrol Limited as part of its growth and diversification strategy. Servest identified Pest Patrol, the Sawston-based company that provides pest services throughout the UK, as being a good strategic fit for the existing ...

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New trade body rules provide fresh assurance on pest control

A move to promote professional standards within the pest control industry has been hailed as positive news for business. New rules mean members of leading trade body the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) must now meet strict criteria relating to ...

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Dealing with nature, naturally

Pests can be a threat to any organisation at any time, and with sustainability and corporate social responsibility high on organisations’ agendas, FMJ takes a look at natural pest control methods for dealing with unwanted guests including birds, rodents, flies ...

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Pest Assured

With new legislation on the horizon aimed at reducing the length of time bait is left out for pests, freelance journalist Jackie Bennett Shaw explores what the proposed new rules mean for facilities professionals. Effective pest control is key for ...

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Keeping pests at bay

The dreaded winter months heap misery on the British public, bringing with them Arctic weather conditions, traffic chaos, train delays, flu and costly utility bills. Unfortunately the cold snap also increases the likelihood of rodents and other vermin infesting homes ...

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Retailers remove neonicotinoid insecticides from sale following links to bee decline

Given the importance of bees in the ecosystem and the food chain and given the multiple services they provide to humans, their protection is deemed by many to be essential. Last week, the EU proposed action on pesticides that have ...

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OCS packs in a collection of pest control contracts

Total facilities management company OCS has recently won  around £1.5 million worth of pest control work with a number of public and private sector clients. Under a two-year contract for the London Borough of Richmond, the service provider will deliver ...

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