2019

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Terminix is back as Rentokil divests big chunk of its Mitie acquisition Terminix is back as Rentokil divests big chunk of its Mitie acquisition
The Terminix brand is back in the UK as its parent company ServiceMaster has completed the purchase of Mitie Pest Control Limited’s (MPCL) national accounts. This was something that the UK’s Competitions & Market Authority (CMA) required Rentokil to divest before its acquisition of the rest of Mitie could go through.
 
Voting is now open for 2019 Pest Best Product Award Voting is now open for 2019 Pest Best Product Award
The 2019 Pest Best Product Award is reaching its climax. Entries have now closed and we have drawn up a shortlist of great new products for you to choose from. Remember we are looking for the new product that has helped you most in your professional life. Read on and vote now...
 
News from Killgerm - Area Sales Manager wanted News from Killgerm - Area Sales Manager wanted
Killgerm is on the hunt for a hardworking, focussed individual to take on the role of Area Sales Manager for the North of England. Interested? Then get your skates on as the closing date is this Friday 20 September.
 
Deadline extended for ICUP 2020 offers Deadline extended for ICUP 2020 offers
Wednesday 16 October 2019 is the revised deadline for submitting offers of both presented papers and posters for the next International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP) to be held in Barcelona, Spain in 2020.
 
Survey launched by Defra to gather information on General Licences Survey launched by Defra to gather information on General Licences
On 12 September Defra launched a 12 week online public survey to gather evidence on the control that stakeholders consider is required under the General Licences. This forms part of a planned ongoing review of General Licences to manage wild birds in England.
 
Asian hornet invasion – a matter of time? Asian hornet invasion – a matter of time?
This week (9 to 15 September) has been Asian Hornet Week and the ‘Twittersphere’ has been full of bite-sized bits of information on the threat this invasive insect poses; BPCA being one of the many contributors. Other social media platforms have also carried dire warnings.
 
£500 up for grabs for best pest picture £500 up for grabs for best pest picture
The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) is on a mission to find the best pest photograph of the year and is calling all industry professionals to join in. There is a cash prize of £500 for the winner.
 


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