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NPTA releases dates for On the Road Days in 2020
NPTA releases dates for On the Road Days in 2020
The National Pest Technicians Association has released the dates for its On the Road Day events in 2020.
Nominations now open for the Pest Best Product Award 2020
Nominations now open for the Pest Best Product Award 2020
Now is the time for Pest readers to name their best products. A vote later this year will decide the winners, which will be celebrated at PestTech in London in November.
BASIS PROMPT celebrates 20th anniversary
BASIS PROMPT celebrates 20th anniversary
Staff and committee members raised a glass to two decades of success when they came together to celebrate the 20thanniversary of the professional CPD register BASIS PROMPT.
Key West Pest Control opens new office following “biggest year of growth”
Key West Pest Control opens new office following “biggest year of growth”
Leeds-based commercial pest control company Key West Pest Control has relocated to a new head office following a successful year of business and the expansion of its existing team.
Arrangements for new gull licences announced
Arrangements for new gull licences announced
Natural England has today released details of the new arrangements to allow pest professionals to use lethal controls to manage herring and lesser black-backed gulls in England. Anyone intending to control these species to protect public health and safety must apply for an individual licence, A08.
Shake up at ServiceMaster – not good news for the sale of pest control companies
Shake up at ServiceMaster – not good news for the sale of pest control companies
ServiceMaster, the owner of Terminix, has announced it is to explore strategic alternatives for its franchise ServiceMaster businesses. The reason behind this divestment is not good news for pest control companies looking to sell-up.
Time to nominate your favourite product
Time to nominate your favourite product
The search has begun. Which fabulous new product will win the Pest readers' vote in 2020? Nominations for the Best Product Award 2020 are now being accepted. So what’s impressed you so far?
New owners for Pest publications
New owners for Pest publications
It was announced today (23 January 2020) that Pest has a new owner, Lewis Business Media (LBM). LBM is an independent, specialist business to business publisher. Pest founders, Frances McKim and Helen Riby say the move has secured an exciting, long-term future for Pest.


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