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14 February 2017 - 4:02pm
SafeContractor, Gatwick Diamond Business Awards, British Pest Management Awards

Last month I told you about the day the auditor from QMS International visited us and confirmed our compliance with the standards: ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001 Environmental Management. Since then we have been lucky enough to have several more pieces of good news relating to certification and business awards.

23 January 2017 - 10:58am
Cleankill Pest Control are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited

Cleankill has always prided itself on being a professional, efficient, friendly, environmentally aware pest control business. But the question has always been – how do we show our customers this?

20 December 2016 - 10:48am
Mouse on Christmas tree

Last week, I told you about my journey from civil servant to director of a pest control company and, this week, I have a tale which touches on the private life of a pest controller.

Before you worry, this is not going to turn into something starring Robin Asquith. In fact, I think I should let my partner, Sandie, tell the tale:

13 December 2016 - 1:53pm
Paul Bates from Cleankill Pest Control

I don’t remember the careers’ adviser at school suggesting forging out a satisfying career ridding places of mice and cockroaches - so I ended up in the Civil Service.

28 November 2016 - 12:14pm
Rat enters home

When Hurricane Angus struck the UK last week, it certainly created a great deal of damage. Of course, some people were able to turn what could have been a disaster into something a little more pleasant, such as the people on a GWR train who found themselves stranded at Taunton with free pizza courtesy of Domino’s Pizza and Great Western Railways.

25 October 2016 - 9:20am
Jon and Paul at the 2016 Croydon Business Excellence Awards

Last year I wrote about how important it is to take part in business awards. In my blog, “It’s taking part that is important” The Croydon Business Excellence Awards 2015, I told you the tale of how we were shortlisted for five awards, but in the end we won nothing. As I said at the time, it isn’t the winning but the taking part, that matters.

22 September 2016 - 9:45am

I was reading the BBC News website this morning, I had gone to read a story about the first confirmed case of an Asian Hornet in the UK, when my eye was drawn to the side-bar and a story entitled, “Why are there wasps in my bathroom?

9 August 2016 - 7:37am
Drone larvae

Last week we were asked to identify a weird insect. At first glance they looked very strange - like a bean with a long tail - and in the bottom of a toilet bowl. Luckily, one of our team members, Mark, was able to identify them as drone fly larvae.

18 July 2016 - 3:17pm

Earlier in the year Cleankill held their bi-annual Conference, the setting was Brockenhurst, set deep within the New Forest and this year we got to celebrate 21 years in business.

A momentous occasion for any business......you know you must be working for a company that are doing something right when you get to that milestone!

6 July 2016 - 11:20am
Clive and The Stig

A quick question: where can you find over 170 supercars in one place, on a mostly sunny day at the start of July?

The answer: The Supercar Event at the Top Gear Testing Track, Dunsfold Aerodrome, Surrey.

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