Weak pound aids expansion of weed control firm

The weakening sterling rate against the euro has helped Complete Weed Control expand its business in Ireland, with two new franchises agreed last week.

The company has agreed to sell franchises in Dublin and Munster for £27,000 each.

Complete Weed Control managing director Ian Graham said the exchange rate had been a key factor in helping to clinch the deals: "The way the euro is going, it has become a bit cheaper for them."

Micheal Whyte is set to take on the Dublin franchise, with Des Carroll heading the Munster franchise.

Complete Weed Control is also expanding with a new administrative office in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

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