New estimates suggest that cases of Lyme disease around the UK are possibly three times higher than was previously thought. This is according to a new paper published in BMJ Open. This research found that there could be over 8000 cases of Lyme disease in the UK by the end of 2019. This is compared… Read More


Smidge will be on a road trip around Scotland from Monday next week (15th -19th July). If you are a small business (B&B, local shop etc.)  and would like to try Smidge for your customers for the first time, we do great starter packs with a mix & match, or products or for larger businesses… Read More


First off, I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Jay and I’m just getting started here at Smidge as a new research assistant/assistant accounts manager (a bit of science and a bit of business!). I have a background in midge and mosquito behaviour research going back to my undergraduate years. I’m not all that new to… Read More