2018

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association (3),  award (2),  company (4),  competition (1),  event (17),  insecticide (4),  insects (2),  new product (1),  people (1),  product (4),  public face (3),  regulation (2),  rodenticide (2),  rodents (2),  stewardship (1),  survey (2),  training (1),  all items
 
Impressive new factory for family firm Impressive new factory for family firm
The Portuguese plastics company, Plastdiversity, has recently completed a major investment developing new modern premises in its home town of Marinha das Ondas, about 20 minutes drive from the popular resort of Figueira da Foz on Portugal’s Atlantic coast.
 
Record turnout for Global Summit Record turnout for Global Summit
The third Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health & Food Safety, which ran from 4 to 6 June, attracted its biggest ever audience. A total of 300 attendees made their way to the Portuguese resort of Cascais, just 25 minutes around the coast from the capital, Lisbon. There were delegates from five continents – Europe, Asia, Australasia, Africa and the Americas. In total 34 countries were represented.
 
Mitie results reported on BBC Mitie results reported on BBC
Facilities company Mitie, which, of course, includes Mitie Pest Control, reported its annual results on 7 June. Unusually, chief executive officer, Phil Bentley, found himself in the BBC Radio 4 Today programme hot seat. The demise of Carillion was, without doubt, the main reason for the Beeb’s interest.
 
Celebrating World Pest Day at the Global Summit Celebrating World Pest Day at the Global Summit
Wednesday 6 June was the second World Pest Day; a day when pest management professionals from around the globe look to raise awareness of the vital role pest management plays in protecting public health, property and food security.
 
News from Lodi-UK – Effective and flexible Digrain C40 WP insecticide News from Lodi-UK – Effective and flexible Digrain C40 WP insecticide
Digrain C40 WP from Lodi-UK, containing 40% cypermethrin, is a new and highly effective wettable powder with proven long term residual activity. It can be used against a wide range of crawling and flying insects in a large variety of domestic and industrial situations.
 
2018 Pest management survey preliminary findings 2018 Pest management survey preliminary findings
Preliminary results from the National UK Pest Management Survey 2018 show that optimism about the future continues to be high among UK pest professionals.
 
The law of unintended consequences! The law of unintended consequences!
Are you fed up with all those resubscribe and privacy update notices clogging up your in box? Join the club. As companies and other organisations scramble to make sure they comply with the EU-wide General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force last Friday (25 May), we have found ourselves wondering just how much this whole exercise has cost the UK economy? Many tens, if not hundreds of millions of £, we suspect!
 


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