Over the past 12 months 13% of businesses have encountered a pest problem. A wasp nest can be bothersome for customers enjoying an al fresco coffee or a mouse scampering across the floor of the office can be very distressing for employees. This infographic clearly demonstrates the cost of pest infestations to small businesses and what a nuisance rodents really are.
I joined Rentokil just over two years ago and am no stranger to pest control - a number of unwelcome tenants have made my home their home too. Having lived in a number period properties, I learned long ago that the ancient beams, sash windows and chimney breasts are also adored by spiders, insects and furries.