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25 Jul: A Guide to Understanding Gender Identities

A Guide to Understanding Gender Identities At DDC our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy sets out our team values. They confirm our strong commitment to equality through developing a culture which values, respects and celebrates diversity making it a place where people want to work because they know that we take a pro-active approach to advancing equality. Our values set out our approach to embedding equality and promoting diversity and…

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15 Jul: DDC- Carnell Collaboration – working to deliver excellence together

DDC- Carnell Collaboration – Working to deliver excellence together At DDC we understand that by working collaboratively we can find innovative ways of improving the industry standards and quality. We strive to provide a frictionless, lean, effective service, championing the key imperatives of Safety, Delivery and Customer Service. Therefore we have incorporated collaborative principles/processes into our business management system, ensuring we collaborate effectively and champion open/honest dialogues internally, with clients,…

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14 Jul: Live with Pride – Happy 50th Birthday

Live with Pride – Happy 50th Birthday At DDC we believe that diversity promotes possibilities and accelerates innovation. Our culture of inclusivity embraces diversity which brings us closer to our colleagues, our clients and our community.  Together we work hard to create a culture that sustains a healthy, humble and independent work environment. As June is Pride month, we think it is the best time to recognise and celebrate LGBTQIA+…

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07 Jul: DDC’s Brand Ambassador – Ioana Prigoreanu

DDC’s Brand Ambassador -Interview with Ioana Prigoreanu     Ioana is our brand advocate who enjoys developing marketing strategies and translating them into business objectives. She is passionate about coaching and inspiring people to achieve personal and professional success. She is a solar person, loves animals and her dream is to live by the beach. As a child she wanted to be a TV News Presenter and her favourite song…

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16 Jun: Clifton Lea – The Secrets of being a great Operational Manager

Clifton Lea – The Secrets of being a great Operational Manager Happy 6-months anniversary Cliff is our Operations Manager and he started working with us 6 months ago. We wanted to mark this special moment, so we asked him for an interview. Cliff has been working in the highways industry since 2009 in various roles, he is married, he has two beautiful daughters, two granddaughters and one grandson. He is…

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12 May: Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week Mental Health is essential for our general wellbeing, and it is as important as physical health as they are closely linked. There is no health without mental health. Mental Health affects the way we think, feel and act. It helps in the way we manage stress, interact with other people and make choices. When we are in a good mental state, we can be more productive,…

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27 Apr: Women on site: Interview with Nicky Hall

Women on site: Interview with Nicky Hall Nicky Hall, our Commercial Analyst & Deputy QUENSH Manager has  varied work experience and here we explore her year working on site. To better understand the challenges for women doing site work, we invited Nicky to answer a few questions to get an insight from a female perspective about what it is like for a woman to work both day and night shifts, away…

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31 Mar: Digital Wellbeing

Digital Wellbeing Wellbeing has lately become such an important agenda for companies around the world. People have started to be more open about mental health and it has become a priority for organisations to create a wellness space where people feel safe to share their challenges and to ask for support. Wellbeing is fundamental to our health, and it enables us to achieve what we want in life. There is…

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24 Jan: We are Considerate Constructors

We are Considerate Constructors We are delighted to announce that DDC is registered with Considerate Constructors Scheme. As a highway’s drainage specialist consultancy, health, safety, respect for the community and environmental management is of paramount importance to DDC. Working on the busiest roads of Europe on England’s Strategic Road Network is a privilege and we are very proud to help support the economic growth and the quality of life of…