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Pest management or control debated at SOFHT event Pest management or control debated at SOFHT event
It was a full house for the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology event at the Bristol Golf Club on Thursday 28 February. Around 75 speakers, delegates and exhibitors attended the BPCA-supported conference which took as its theme 'Control or management: the changing environment for pests.'
 
Taking the temperature of UK pest management Taking the temperature of UK pest management
How are you feeling? Is it time to reach for the skies or is the Brexit backdrop making your temperature dangerously high? This year’s National UK Pest Management Survey gets underway today. If you work at the sharp end of UK pest control look out for your invitation and please participate.
 
BASIS creates committee to represent members BASIS creates committee to represent members
BASIS has set up a new committee to provide its members with an opportunity to influence the organisation’s future membership strategy, with an aim to improve its service, while benefitting associated industries.
 
Rentokil releases sparkling 2018 financial results Rentokil releases sparkling 2018 financial results
On 28 February 2019 Rentokil Initial released their 2018 results which were in excess of their own medium term financial targets. Operating profit was 13.3% up. As a result their shares rose by 8%.
 
First stop Nottingham – for NPTA on the road First stop Nottingham – for NPTA on the road
The Ruddington Grange Golf club, just outside Nottingham, was the venue for the first of this year’s On the Road days organised by NPTA. Held on 20 February, around 60 delegates gathered for what was a very instructive and practical day.
 
NPTA AGM – all members’ happy bunnies? NPTA AGM – all members’ happy bunnies?
Annual General Meetings (AGMs) are pretty boring, formal affairs but they do give members the opportunity to ask questions of their management board and executives. With very few members attending the National Pest Technicians Association’s (NPTA) AGM on Wednesday 20 February, is it fair to assume every member is now entirely happy with their Association?
 
Online Pest Tests now with automatic marking and CPD Online Pest Tests now with automatic marking and CPD
Pass an online Pest Test and, from now on your BASIS PROMPT Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points will be added automatically to your training record. This welcome development follows investment by Pest to dispense with the labour intensive manual inputting of test results.
 


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