June

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Javelin Services to recruit an operations manager
Javelin Services to recruit an operations manager
Javelin Services, a privately-owned business that introduced British standards of pest control to Myanmar three years ago and now has over 125 employees, is looking to recruit an operations manager.
Protecting vulnerable workers during the COVID-19 outbreak
Protecting vulnerable workers during the COVID-19 outbreak
The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has produced guidance on protecting vulnerable workers from COVID-19.
The true cost of gull netting
The true cost of gull netting
With gull netting often seen as an expensive solution to a problem, a pest control company said that while costs are obviously an important factor in gull control, this often forces companies to consider cheaper alternatives.
BPCA adds two courses added to its online classroom
BPCA adds two courses added to its online classroom
BPCA has announced two new online classroom courses, which will be led by industry experts and delivered via live presentations over Zoom.
No confirmed sightings of Asian hornet in the UK so far in 2020, says Defra
No confirmed sightings of Asian hornet in the UK so far in 2020, says Defra
The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has said that there have been no confirmed sightings of Asian hornet in the UK so far this year.
RAMPS UK calls for halting of in-transit fumigation practices
RAMPS UK calls for halting of in-transit fumigation practices
Following talks with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Register of Accredited Metallic Phosphide Standards (RAMPS) UK has issued a warning regarding in-transit fumigation.
Strains of coronavirus found in rats at food markets and restaurants in Asia
Strains of coronavirus found in rats at food markets and restaurants in Asia
A new study has found that rats destined for South-east Asia’s markets and restaurants have been found to carry multiple coronaviruses.
The University of Reading to close its Vertebrate Pests Unit
The University of Reading to close its Vertebrate Pests Unit
Financial difficulties created by COVID-19 has resulted in the University of Reading taking the difficult decision to close the Vertebrate Pests Unit (VPU).


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