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B+K Academy Awards 2023

» 31st January 2024

Wednesday 31st January 2024 saw 9 DBS trainees graduate from the B+K Group Academy held at The Radisson Blu Hotel at East Midlands Airport. Graduates were congratulated on their respective achievements by Group Chairman Mr Jack Kirkland with others from across the wider B+K Group of companies before friends and family. Level 5 Building Services Technici...

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DBS Named National Apprentice Employer of the Year 2023

» 29th November 2023

DBS have been named The BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT SME Employer of the Year at the National Appreticeship Awards 2023. Following their success at the East Midlands Regional Final in October, DBS went head to head with 8 other companies from across the UK before being crowned winners at a the National Ceremony helpd on Wendesday 29th November 2023 at The Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. Th...

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DBS Apprentice & Long Service Awards 2023

» 24th November 2023

Friday 24th November 2023 saw the 19th annual Apprentice & 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 ...

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Will Favill Named H&V Apprentice of the Year at BESA Awards

» 12th October 2023

Will Favill, DBS H&V Craftsperson Apprentice, has been named the BESA H&V Industrial & Commercial Level 3 / BSE Craftsperson Apprentice of the Year 2023 at their National Ceremony held at the Novotel West, London Hammersmith on Thursday 12th October. The awards recognise and celebrate apprentices within the building services industry who have h...

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DBS Named SME Employer of the Year - National Apprenticeship Awards 2023

» 11th October 2023

DBS are proud to have been announced as The BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, SME Employer of the Year at the recent East Midlands Region National Apprenticeship Awards 2023 held at The Grand Hotel, Mecure Leicester on Wednesday 11th October. Now in their 20th year, the National Apprenticeship Awards showcase the diverse and growing range of sectors engaged with apprenticeships. The awards celebrate employers who ...

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DBS Celebrate 20th Consecutive RoSPA Gold Award

» 7th August 2023

DBS are proud to have retained the 'Order of Distinction' accolate at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2023 marking their 20th consecutive Gold Award The awards recognise an organisations commitment to continuous improvement in the prevention of accidents and ill health at work taking into account the overarching health and safety management systems and practices, leadership and workforce in...

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DBS Apprentices Recognised at BESA Regional Awards 2023

» 19th July 2023

Two DBS apprentices have been shortlisted as finalists in the BESA London, Midlands and South of England Awards. Daniel Bailey, Mechanical Design Engineer was shortlisted as a finalist in the BESA Technician / Project Engineer Apprentice category with Will Favill, Mechanical Craftsperson, shortlisted in the H&V Industrial and Commercial Level 3 / BSE Craftsperson category. This incredible achievement means they now go on to compete with apprentices from across the country to see who will be crowed Apprentice of the Year in their respective categories at the BESA Industry...

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Daniel Bailey Wins at CIBSE Awards

» 11th October 2022

Daniel Bailey, Junior Mechanical Design Engineer at Derry Building Services, has been awarded Third Place in the Apprentice of the Year category at the CIBSE Young Engineer Awards 2022. The prestigious awards, held on Tuesday 11th October at RIBA, London, seek to recognise and reward the innovative thinking, hard work and skills of graduate engineers, whilst showcasing employers who are truly ...

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DBS Named as One of the Top 50 SME Apprentice Employers in England

» 29th June 2022

DBS are proud to have been ranked 14th in this years Top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employers. The new national league table, developed by the Department of Education, in partnership with High Fliers Research, compliments the Top 100 Apprentice Employers rankings and recognises England's leading small and medimum sized apprenticeship employers for their commitment to employing apprentices, their creation of new apprentice...

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DBS Maintain RoSPA Order of Distinction

» 28th June 2022

DBS are proud to have maintained the prestigious RoSPA Order of Distinction marking their 19th Gold Award and recognising their sustained commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of their people, supply chain and clients. Organisations receiving a RoSPA Award are recognised as being world-leaders in health and safety practice. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants v...

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Seeing Double at NTU Awards 2022

» 11th May 2022

DBS have picked up two awards at this years Nottingham Trent University Apprenticeship Awards 2022 Esme Freitas, Trainee Quantity Surveyor, was awared the First Year Apprentice of the Year Award with DBS taking home ...

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DBS Apprentice Awards 2021

» 14th April 2022

2021 marks the 17th annual Apprentice Awards for our Mechanical and Electrical apprentices at DBS and, despite the continuing pandemic still proving problematic for social gatherings, we feel it is as important as ever to recognise the hard work, achievements and dedication shown by our current cohort of trade apprentices. Unfortunately, for the second year running it has not been possible to welcome friends and family to celebrate with us but the efforts of the seven outstanding individuals has not ...

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We Offer Testing To Our Staff (WOTTOS)

» 26th May 2021

DBS are proud to participate in the joint Government / NHS test and trace scheme. We Offer Testing To Our Staff (WOTTOS). We Offer Testing to our Staff (WOTTOS) showcases those organisations that offer regular testing for their employees. It is a simple and free voluntary promotional scheme for firms who are participating offering regular twic...

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Vacancy - Small Works Mechanical Engineer

» 18th December 2020

Are you looking for a new career to star the New Year? We currently have a vacancy for a Small Works Mechanical Engineer to work alongside our existing Mechanical & Electrical Project Engineers to generate, price and deliver a wide range of small works projects. To view a more detailed description of what we are looking for please view the full job description below: Small Works Mechanical Engineer...

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DBS Apprentice Awards 2020

» 18th December 2020

Friday 18th December 2020 saw the 16th annual Apprentice Awards at Derry Building Services. Unfortunately due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic we were unable to invite friends and family of the award winners to join the celebrations this year. However, the achievements of the seven young men who would be named Apprentices of the Year in their respective fields did not go unnoticed with Managing Director Mark Townsend, and Directors Brian Hughes and Gregg Matthews all in attendance to celebrate their outstanding commitment over the last 12 months and present the awards....

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