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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!
 
They’ve done it! South Georgia declared rodent free They’ve done it! South Georgia declared rodent free
At a press conference held on 8 May in central London, the Antarctic island of South Georgia was officially declared to be rodent free. This is a position it was in originally, two centuries ago, before the invasion of escapee rodents from the sealers’ and whalers’ ships that set up business there.
 
Launch of Pests in Houses Great and Small Launch of Pests in Houses Great and Small
The great and the good from the world of heritage conservation gathered in London on the evening of 27 April 2018 to celebrate the publication of English Heritage’s latest title: Pests In Houses Great & Small.
 


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