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Read about our contract wins and news and developments at DPP.

New corporate clothing issued

DPP has invested in new corporate workwear to help maintain the positive image of our company and team of engineers. The new workwear incorporates several changes, in response to ideas for improvements provided by our engineers during widespread discussions. The new workwear is being rolled out in September alongside all new PPE.

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Safety news: DPP continues investment in safe working practices

We have invested in training to make sure all our mechanical engineers are fully aware of and able to put into practice the industry safe working procedure for the isolation of electrical supplies. The course our engineers completed is underpinned by requirements laid down in the Electricity at Work Regulations and BS7671.

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Training news: 18th Edition training completed

In July and August, DPP had a huge training drive, working with our training providers, to ensure all our electricians and NIC EIC qualified supervisors completed their training for the latest edition of BS7671 (IET Wiring Regulations) and obtained the required certification.

The 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2018) was published in July 2018. All new electrical installations need to comply with BS 7671:2018 from 1st January 2019.

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Environmental news: a new approach to waste

Following consultation with our waste management company, we have changed our waste facilities to make it easy for everyone to recycle and to minimise the volume of waste we send to landfill.

45+ desk bins have been removed and replaced with five general waste bins and three recycling bins, and we have replaced our twelve-yard skip with three general waste and two recycling bins. Now our engineers and everyone in our office needs to think about where their waste goes.

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New client contract: Providing gas testing and maintenance to 700 pubs

For the last three years, DPP has been providing electrical repair works to this leading operator of over 4,000 pubs nationally. Following an extensive tender exercise, DPP was awarded the contract to provide gas testing and heating/boiler maintenance at 700 sites for the next 3 years.

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Contract renewal: 300 hotels

DPP successfully re-tendered for a contract to support 300 hotels with electrical testing and reactive maintenance, building on a successful existing relationship of six years.

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New client: 60 restaurants

DPP has started work for a new client in the pizza pasta restaurant sector providing electrical and HVAC maintenance services to 40 sites across the South and Central England including Central London. 

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ECS cards

ECS stands for the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme. This is the only ID and competence card scheme for electrotechnical operatives in the UK. It is recognised and endorsed by the industry. DPP has worked hard to ensure all our electricians and apprentices have an ECS card proving their electrician qualification status, main electrical occupation, health and safety awareness, and identity. It also carries any other qualifications they have. We will continue to maintain ECS cards for all DPP electricians.

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Retained Contract for HVAC Services with 80% Growth

Following a tender for this leading operator of over 2,000 pubs and bars, DPP has retained providing HVAC planned and reactive maintenance services across the South Coast whilst adding coverage for London, East Anglia and Home Counties.
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100 New Vans Issued to Engineers during October

DPP’s technical engineers must have reliable up to date vans to enable them to maintain clients sites. DPP has continued its policy to renew all vans every 3 years by rolling out 100 new branded vans during October. All vans were issued with up to date bespoke racking for tools and parts.

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