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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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Willmott Dixon Name DBS as Supply Chain Partner of the Year 2017

» 16th November 2017

DBS have been named as Willmott Dixon Construction's 'Supply Chain Partner of the Year' at their annual Midlands Region Supply Chain Awards 2017 held the Indigo Hotel in Birmingham on 16th November 2017. The award recognised the Supply Chain Partner who they deemed to have truly embraced the Willmott Dixon 'Building on Better' strategy and had shown strong attributes in ...

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13th DBS Apprentice & Long Service Awards

» 27th October 2017

Friday 27th October 2017 saw the 13th 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. Mr John Kirkland, Group Chairman and Mr Jack Kirkland, Group Director, attended the ceremony to bestow their congratulations on the winners and present the awards. This year’s award winners were: ...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017

» 26th October 2017

Thursday 26th October 2017 saw nine 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 Chris and Robert Kirkland. ...

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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 News

• DBS Supply Chain Awards 2017 • Willmott Dixon Name DBS as Supply Chain Partner of the Year 2017 • 13th DBS Apprentice & Long Service Awards

HSE News

• Worker suffers life changing injury after pressure test failure • Construction firm fined after worker fell from height • Construction worker suffers fracture to his back after a fall from height