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DBS Receive RoSPA Presidents Award 2017

» 7th April 2017

Derry Building Services Ltd is a winner at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017. DBS has achieved the President's (14 consecutive Golds) Award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Through the RoSPA Awards scheme, which is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes f...

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DBS Team up with UoN to Help Students Build Work Experience Portfolio

» 16th February 2017

Students looking for a career in the construction industry have been given the chance to ‘build a better future’ thanks to a pioneering new alliance. The partnership between Northampton College, The University of Northampton and a host of companies working on the new Waterside campus project will see students given the opportunity to spend time working ...

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DBS Named as Top 100 Apprentice Employer

» 23rd January 2017

Following on from their success at the Midlands Regional Finals in October where they were named as Medium Employer of the Year, Derry Building Services has been recognised in the prestigious Centrica Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list. This list is compiled annually by the National Apprenticeship Service and recognises excellence in businesses that employ apprentic...

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DBS Supply Chain Awards 2016

» 12th December 2016

Congratulations to all those who received recognition at the annual DBS Supply Chain Awards held on Monday 12th December 2016 at The Belfry Hotel in Nottingham. Hosted at their annual Supply Chain Conference, attended by DBS’s top performing sub-contractors and suppliers in 2016, DBS rewarded those who had shown the ultimate in commitment t...

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DBS Recognised for Exemplary Customer Service

» 4th November 2016

DBS have been recognised for providing exemplary service to their customers by Willmott Dixon at their annual Midlands Region Supply Chain Awards 2016 held at Warwick Racecourse on Friday 4th November. DBS were nominated in two categories winning the 'Customer Award', presented to the supply chain partner who had served, astonished and provided exemplary customer service, and receiving Highly Co...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2016

» 20th October 2016

Thursday 20th October 2016 saw eleven DBS trainees graduate from the B&K Academy at a ceremony held at St Georges Park, home of the Football Association’s National Football Centre. Graduates were congratulated on their achievements, and presented with a certificate to mark the occasion, by Group Chairman Mr John Kirkland. Congratulations go to: B...

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DBS Win at National Apprentice Awards 2016 Midlands Regional Final

» 5th October 2016

Derry Building Services have been announced as Medium Employer of the Year at the Midlands National Apprenticeship Awards 2016 regional ceremony in recognition of the contribut...

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DBS Shortlisted for National Apprenticeship Awards 2016

» 7th September 2016

The 2016 awards, run by the National Apprenticeship Service and now in their 13th year, recognise employers and apprentices from across England that can demonstrate how apprenticeships have made a real difference to their organisation and careers, while recognising excellent businesses that grow their own talent with apprenticeships and apprentices who have made a significant contribution to their workplaces. DBS are proud to have been shortlisted in the Medium Employer of the...

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DBS Receive RoSPA Presidents Award

» 2nd August 2016

Derry Building Services have been successful in the 60th year of the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016. DBS achieved the President's Award (13 consecutive Golds) in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. The RoSPA Awards is celebrating 60 years of presenting highly-regarded and sought after acco...

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Niall Watson Attends Westminster

» 20th July 2016

Wednesday 20th July saw Niall Watson, 3rd Year Electrical Apprentice, attended a discussion group on behalf of the ECA with MP’s at the House of Commons in Westminster. Niall, and apprentices from other sectors, met with Iain Wright MP, Neil Carmichael, Paul Blomfield MP, Chris White MP, Ian Mearns MP and Lucy Frazer MP ...

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DBS Support the Armed Forces

» 23rd March 2016

DBS are proud to have recieved the Bronze Award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS). The ERS recognises the commitment and support shown to defence personnel from UK employers. The scheme comprises Bronze, Silver and Gold awards for employers who pledge, demonstrate, or advocate support to Defence and the Armed Forces community, and who align their support with the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. ...

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DBS Supply Chain Awards 2015

» 14th December 2015

Congratulations to all those who received recognition at the annual DBS Supply Chain Awards held on Friday 11th December at The Belfry Hotel in Nottingham. Hosted at their annual Supply Chain Conference, attended by over 65 of DBS’s top performing sub-contractors and suppliers in 2015, DBS rewarded those who had shown the ultimate in commitment to quality, health & safety management, innovation and best practice over the last 12...

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11th Apprentice & Long Service Awards

» 2nd November 2015

Friday 30th October 2015 saw the 11th Apprentice and Long Service Awards at Derry Building Services. Friends and family of the award winners gathered, along with those celebrating 10 and 25 years’ service to the company, to acknowledge the achievements of the six young men who would be named Apprentices of the Year in their respective fields. Jack Kirkland, B&K Group Dir...

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Lewis Berry Awarded H&V Apprentice of the Year

» 19th October 2015

Lewis Berry has been awarded NVQ Level 3 Heating and Ventilation Apprentice of the Year 2015 from Leeds College of Building. Lewis, who completed his 4 year Mechanical Apprenticeship with DBS this year, was praised by his tutor Paul Guise, Curriculum Manager for H&V at Leeds College of Building who commented; 'I have taught Lewis at level 3 and have been really impressed with him in all areas of the course. His...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2015

» 9th October 2015

Friday 9th October 2015 saw ten DBS trainees graduate from the B&K Academy at a ceremony held at St Georges Park, home of the Football Association’s National Football Centre. Graduates were treated to a tour of St Georges Park before being congratulated on their achievements by Robert Kirkland and Jack Kirkland. Congratulations go to: ...

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DBS News

• DBS Receive RoSPA Presidents Award 2017 • DBS Team up with UoN to Help Students Build Work Experience Portfolio • DBS Named as Top 100 Apprentice Employer

HSE News

• HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Buxton, 18 May 2017 • HSL: Measurement of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 16 May 2017 • HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 24 May 2017