We will close for Christmas on Friday 23rd December and the last order despatch time will be 2pm for deliveries on Wednesday 28th December.
We will be open 8.30am – 5.15pm on the following days during the Christmas period:
- Wednesday 28th December to Thursday 29th December.
- The last order despatch time on these days will be 4pm.
- Normal hours will resume on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.
Following the implementation of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime, rodenticides purchased before the 1st October 2016 that have non-stewardship labels must be used by the end of March 2017.
Rodenticides that can be used after March 2017 must have the following wording on it –
To be used by professional users holding certification demonstrating compliance with UK rodenticide stewardship regime requirements.
As part of the stewardship regime all professionals using these rodenticides must hold approved certification. Trainees can no longer use these rodenticides under supervision.
If you have any questions please contact Killgerm on 01924 268400
SAVE THE DATE
Your opportunity to meet with industry experts, your local Area Sales Manager and Technical Advisors
Did you know that as a Plus Points member you get 2 points for every £1 spent?
Plus Points is the industry’s longest running and most successful loyalty scheme offering members rewards every time they shop. So this Christmas time, whilst you are running around treating everyone else, why don’t you stop and treat yourself. With a wide variety of tools to make your life easier you can start the New Year with a bang!
Fed up of having those empty aerosols cans, packaging and spent bait cluttering your work or van? Why not make a clean start for 2017 and subscribe to our Subsidised Waste Disposal Scheme?
Our Subsidised Waste Disposal Scheme has been created to aid you with a safe and environmentally sound disposal of your work-generated waste. The subscription runs from January to December.
To support you and your business we are able to make arrangements for the collection of your waste from almost anywhere in the UK back to our waste transfer station here at Ossett by licensed waste carriers.
So why not take advantage of this scheme and make a clean start to 2017?
For more information visit www.killgerm.com/waste_disposal_scheme/ or call us on 01924 268420
Every year we make New Year resolutions and every year we break them, so for 2017 why not make them stick? The New Year often brings with it the opportunity to set goals and targets for your personal life but have you ever thought about setting New Year resolutions for your business?
Treat customers like guests in your home
Give your customers the respect you would give a guest. Strong customer service engages your customers and affects recommendations and repeat custom.
Belong to professional organisations and participate
This is your industry and your livelihood. Know what impacts you and make your voice heard. Find the time to attend industry body meetings. Keep your finger on the pulse with the latest news and legislation updates.
Be pro-active and look for the opportunity to position yourself as an expert
People want to know you have the ability and expertise to solve their problems. Seek opportunities to get your company name in the press, for all the good reasons. Get in contact with the local press and build a relationship. They’ll be knocking on your door for a comment when a pest article hits the press.
Create a brand guideline document
One key aspect to building a brand is consistency. Developing brand guidelines for your business will ensure that your appearance is professional at all points of contact with customers. Finalising colours and font can go a long way to ensuring your brand’s professionalism.
You know the saying that starts “poor planning prevents…” Often it’s easier said than done! However, it’s always wise to plan ahead. Whether it’s for the upcoming summer season or longer term; it’s always best to have clear goals and targets set, which could benefit the growth of your business
Why not check out these top 10 business tips for Pest Controllers, which could enhance your company for 2017 and beyond…
People are great at doing what they love
Decide what you are good at and focus on it. No one does everything well, make sure that your energy is concentrated on what you do best. Take advice from people you trust, and people who have differing experiences and seek help from professional organisations.
Do not dwell on failure. Learn and move forward
We fear mistakes but sometimes they are inevitable, we’re only human after all. The best way to deal with failure is to look back, realise what went wrong and how you can avoid making the same mistake in the future.
Listen then lead
We’re bombarded with so much information on a daily basis and it’s hard to pick out what is useful or not. It’s more important than ever to listen, whether it’s to your staff or customers, a great idea can revolutionise your business. Once you have stumbled across a golden idea it’s essential to use it and lead with it.
The Pest Control market is a busy and competitive one. One way to get ahead of your competitors is to stand out and try something different. You can achieve this by highlighting your expertise and specialism or just try something different when it comes to your marketing. Don’t be afraid to try something different, it could make a lasting impact on your customers.
Inspire your team
Whether you’re a team of 2 or a much larger company, the way you talk and work with your colleagues determines their productivity and motivation. Inspire your team to do better in their jobs as well as supporting them with their personal and professional achievements.