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Pest Business of the Year

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Pest Business of the Year

This award is chosen from the 4 winners of Sole Trader of the Year, Local Authority of the Year, Small Company of the Year and Large Company of the Year. They will be crowned the 2024 overall winner of the National Pest Awards.

Diversity & Inclusion Award

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Diversity & Inclusion Award

This award seeks to reward a pest management company that recognises the importance of diversity across their business, taking one step further by actively tackling inequalities and removing barriers. The judges will be looking for a company that has created an inclusive workplace in which all employees of all backgrounds and beliefs are valued with special measures adopted to promote diversity across gender, race, age and to include those with disabilities.

Large Company of the Year

Sponsored by Bell Laboratories

Large Company of the Year

This award acknowledges an outstanding business which employs more than 20 technicians. The judges are looking for a company that demonstrates excellence and professionalism while delivering outstanding customer service and a wide range of products. Applicants will also show a commitment to staff development and training.

Local Authority of the Year

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Local Authority of the Year

This award acknowledges the work of a Local Authority pest control operation. The winner will have a highly committed and professional team who consistently go above and beyond the call of duty, with a real focus on skill development and progression.

Pest Controller of the Year

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Pest Controller of the Year

THIS CATEGORY IS OPEN TO EVERYONE IN THE PEST CONTROL INDUSTRY, INCLUDING TECHNICIANS, FIELD BIOLOGISTS AND SURVEYORS. - The Pest Controller of the Year will show the highest level of professionalism and commitment to their work. They will be well informed about new and existing products and are expected to provide examples of how they innovatively deliver for their customers. The judges will also want evidence of how they continue learning and how learnt knowledge is applied and benefits their business.

Sustainability Initiative of the Year

Sustainability Initiative of the Year

This award is open to any business or individual whose primary activity is controlling pests. i.e. those working on site controlling pests, rather those supplying to pest controllers. The Sustainability Initiative of the Year accolade rewards those prioritising stewardship and sustainability within their work. Entrants must demonstrate how they consistently deliver best practice and have adopted innovative and sustainable solutions to the benefit of their business, stakeholders and customers, within the last 12 months. Entrants will also be judged on how they have reduced the overall environmental impact of their operations.

Small Company of the Year

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Small Company of the Year

This award acknowledges an outstanding business which employs less than 20 technicians. The judges are looking for a small company that goes the extra mile to deliver outstanding customer service and the winning business will be a highly professional outfit with a provenly dedicated and motivated team.

Unsung Hero of the Year

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Unsung Hero of the Year

THIS CATEGORY IS ONLY OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS The judges will be looking for an individual who consistently goes beyond the call of duty for the good of their employer, customers and the wider industry; who maybe does not get the recognition they truly deserve.

Sole Trader of the Year

Sponsored by Vergo

Sole Trader of the Year

This award is open to all single technician organisations in the UK. The winner will be a hard working professional that can demonstrate a commitment to enhancing their own skill set, while continually delivering excellent customer service.

Young Pest Controller of the Year

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Young Pest Controller of the Year

THIS CATEGORY IS OPEN TO EVERYONE IN THE PEST CONTROL INDUSTRY, INCLUDING TECHNICIANS, FIELD BIOLOGISTS AND SURVEYORS. This award recognises the contributions of young pest controllers within the sector, while emphasising the importance of attracting new people to the industry. The judges are looking for a winner who is committed to enhancing personal skills and knowledge, by keeping up-to-date with learning. To qualify, the pest controller must be under the age of 30, as of January 1, 2023, and have been qualified for fewer than 10 years.

Lifetime Achievement Award

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Lifetime Achievement Award

THIS AWARD IS OPEN TO NOMINATIONS ONLY - For the Lifetime Achievement Award, the judges will be looking for an individual who shown dedication to the industry, and helped it advance, throughout their long and distinguished career.