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DBS Named SME Employer of the Year at National Apprenticeship Awards Regional Final

» 27th September 2019

Derry Building Services have been named SME Employer of the Year at the East Midlands Region National Apprenticeship Awards at a ceremony held at the Leicester Marriott Hotel on Friday 27th December 2019. Now in their 16th year, the National Apprenticeship Awards showcase the diverse and growing range of sectors engaged with apprenticeships, whilst celebrating the achievements of outstanding a...

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Callum Wing Wins BESA Regional Apprentice of the Year 2019

» 19th September 2019

Callum Wing, DBS H&V Craftsman, has been recognised as both the BESA Heating and Ventilation Apprentice of the Year and the BESA Overall Apprentice of the Year 2019 at the London, South East and Midlands Regional Awards. The BESA Regional Awards recognise apprentices within the building services industry who have had outstanding achievements over the past year particularly focussing on those who have shown exceptiona...

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Dillon Jones Wins ECA Edmundson Award 2019

» 18th September 2019

Dillon Jones, DBS Electrical Design Engineer, has been recognised as one of the country’s leading electrotechnical and engineering services trainees after overcomming fierce competition to be awarded the coveted 2019 ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award. The award was presented at the 45th ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award ceremony held in London on 18 September 2019, and was attended by a host of leading figu...

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We Are Disability Confident Committed

» 11th June 2019

Our success depends on us continuing to attract, retain, develop and promote the best people. We are committed to inclusively and equality within the workplace, and throughout our recruitment process, and are proud to have signed up to the Department for Work and Pensions Disability Confident Campaign. To find out more about the campaign please visit the ...

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Building Mental Health - We're In!

» 29th May 2019

DBS have signed up to the Building Mental Health Charter committing to making a difference to mental health in our industry. Building Mental Health is an initiative led by industry experts, providing support and advice to increase awareness of mental health with the goal of; encouraging the industry to engage and embrace the mental health agenda making best practice and information readily, and wherever possible, freely available ensuring that the ind...

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RoSPA Award DBS Order of Distinction

» 18th April 2019

Derry Building Services have been handed the prestigious 'Order of Distinction' award at the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. ...

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B&K Academy Awards 2018

» 22nd October 2018

Congratulations to the Class of 2018 Monday 22nd October 2018 saw 16 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 an 'Access All Areas' tour before being congratulated on their achievements, and presented with a certificate to mark the occasion, by Mr John and Mr Robert Kirkland. ...

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DBS Apprentice & Long Service Awards 2018

» 19th October 2018

Friday 19th October 2018 saw the 14th annual Apprentice and Long Service Awards at Derry Building Services. Friends and family of the award winners gathered, along with those celebrating 10 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. Mr Jack Kirkland, Group Director, attended the ceremony to bestow his congratulations on the winners and present the awards. DBS Apprentice Awards 2018 ...

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DBS Win at Willmott Dixon Midlands Region Supply Chain Partner Awards 2018

» 4th October 2018

DBS were awarded the 'Growth Award' at their annual Midlands Region Supply Chain Partner Awards 2018 at a glittering ceremony hosted at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham on Thursday 4th October. The Growth Award recognises a partner who works closely with Willmott Dixon throughout the preconstruction and build process to create, protect and improve their margins. Jud...

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DBS Electrician Reaches Final of ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year 2018

» 19th September 2018

The ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year award aims to recognise outstanding apprentices who not only have good technical skills, but are role models for others in the industry. Niall Watson, who trained with DBS and successfully qualified as an Electrician in 2017, was one of three shortlisted for ...

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DBS Apprentice Named the Eddie Waggstaff Apprentice of the Year 2018

» 4th June 2018

Savannah Weekley, Maintenance Administrator, was named the Eddie Wagstaff Apprentice of the Year by the Rotary Club of Newark at their annual lunch held at the Deincourt Hotel on Monday 4th June. Savannah was presented with a cheque for £10...

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DBS Receive RoSPA Order of Distinction

» 31st May 2018

DBS have received the prestigious Order of Distinction Award (marking 15 consecutive Gold Awards) in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards are the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. The award recognises their practices and achieve...

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DBS Named Willmott Dixon Supply Chain Partner of the Year Runner Up at National Awards

» 3rd May 2018

Having won Supply Chain Partner of the Year at the Midlands Region Supply Chain Partner Awards 2017 DBS were entered into the same category at the National Building on Better Awards held at the Hilton London Bankside on Thursday 3rd May 2018. DBS are proud to have been recognised as runner up in the category marking our significance to Willmott Dixons National Supply Chain. ...

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DBS Managing Surveyor Admitted as a Fellow to the CIOB

» 27th April 2018

Joanne Lacey, Managing Surveyor based at DBS's Birmingham Office, has been admitted as a Fellow to the Chartered Institute of Building. Joanne, who joined DBS as a Trainee Quantity Surveyor in 2007, now joins an elite group considered amongst the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the construction industry....

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DBS Supply Chain Awards 2017

» 1st December 2017

Congratulations to all those who received recognition at the annual DBS Supply Chain Awards held on Friday 1st December 2017 at The Nottingham Belfry Hotel. Hosted at their annual Supply Chain Conference, attended by DBS’s top performing sub-contractors and suppliers in 2017, DBS rewarded those who had shown the ultimate in commitment to quality, health & safety management, innovation and best practice over the last 12 months. ...

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