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Pest infestation a 'very real' problem for some UK SMEs

24th November 2011
Over one-in-ten UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are encountering problems with pest infestations, according to new research.

The study from Rentokil Pest Control reveals that 13 percent of small firms have encountered a pest problem at their commercial premises in the last 12 months.

Despite this, just two-fifths (40 percent) of SMEs surveyed said they have invested in a pest strategy to keep them at bay.

The damage a pest infestation can cause a business varies according to its sector. However, the research indicates the majority of small business owners are most concerned about their employees in the event of a pest problem.

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