Our Work in the Community

Our Corporate Social Responsibility efforts focus on achieving positive and sustainable outcomes in the communities where we operate.

We are committed to training and believe passionately that we have an obligation to provide future generations with the opportunity to join our industry through apprenticeships and work placements.

We are a BITC Business Class partner having established and maintained relationships with local schools and academies in areas where we operate.

Our HR Manager is an accredited STEM Ambassador for the Company, working to engage more female interest in building services. This investment ensures that there is an on-going supply of skilled operatives for Dodd Group activities and that there are opportunities for young people from the communities we serve.

Dodd Group supports a number of national and local charities with both resource and funds. Our national charity partner the next two years is Rethinking Mental Illness. We will be raising funds for them through events up and down the country and will also be working with them to promote mental health awareness amongst our workforce.

Wednesfield In Bloom

21/6/19

Dodd Group’s Wolverhampton team has been helping Wates Living Space with Community & Conservation Week, supporting Wednesfield In Bloom. Dodd Group supplied and helped to install 4 wooden planters as part of this community initiative. Overall...

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Apprentice Shines in Stockport

10/6/19

At our Stockport branch we are now moving into our eighth year acting as a host for Stockport Council’s Supported Apprenticeship Scheme. During our partnership we have hosted numerous apprentices, including young offenders, individuals with...

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AGSM Awards

10/6/19

The annual Association of Gas Safety Managers (AGSM) Awards took place recently and we’re proud to say that Dodd Group were finalists for two categories. Partnership and Collaboration of the Year: for this, we nominated our contract with...

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Mental Health Awareness

23/5/19

Over 60 members of staff, including directors, senior management, contract managers and supervisors recently attended Mental Health Awareness Training delivered by the Electrical Industries Charity. The two hour session provided staff with an...

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Apprentice of the Year crowned

13/5/19

Congratulations to our two finalists at this year's BESA Cymru/Wales & SW England Awards: Callum Williams who won the Level 3 Heating & Ventilation Engineering Apprentice of the Year and BESA Regional Apprentice of the Year and Ashley Smith who was...

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Wolf Run for Rethink Mental Illness

15/4/19

Dodd Group staff from a number of different offices took part in the Spring Wolf Run in aid of our chosen charity, Rethink Mental Illness. The Wolf Run is a combination of three kinds of off-road running: mud runs, trail runs and obstacle runs....

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Helping Bristol's Homeless

9/4/19

Dodd Group, working with Galliford Try Construction, has been helping out with a fantastic project in Bristol called Help Bristol's Homeless. The scheme converts old site containers into warm, comfortable accommodation to help people have a...

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Latest Apprentice Graduates

27/2/19

Dodd Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Jordan Lewis, newly qualified Electrician, as his joins us on Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council Property Services Partnership following the successful completion of his electrical...

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Looking to the Future

9/10/18

As part of our on-going commitment to developing future talent, Dodd Group's HR Manager, Mary-Anne Clayton has been working with Sandwell Academy; assisting during their enrichment week. She writes "Holly Lewis (Bid Department) & I spent an...

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Work Experience in Sandwell

6/7/18

The first tranche of year 12 students from Sandwell Academy have completed their one week work experience programme with Dodd Group and have been presented with certificates by Matthew Lewis, Managing Director of the Property Care division. ...

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CV Workshop

2/7/18

This morning our HR Manager is helping the students of Madeley Academy with their CV writing techniques. This workshop is an example of how local business can support their communities beyond the workplace. We hope that this will...

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International Women in Engineering Day

22/6/18

To support International Women in Engineering Day (INWED18) on Saturday 23 June, Dodd Group has been joining in the social media campaign to raise the profile and celebrate the achievements of...

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Helping Young People

19/6/18

Beam, a recently launched drop-in facility in Shrewsbury & Telford for the Children's Society, aims to provide young people aged 0 - 25, parent(s)/ carers of young people & professionals with advice, signposting and support with any...

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Work Placement Gives Tom Invaluable Experience

4/5/18

With a number of Directors and Managers at Dodd Group having emerged through apprenticeship routes, including Matt Clarke our Southampton Regional Director, the company is a proud advocate of vocational training and our senior management team...

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Trainee Success for Wolverhampton

3/1/18

Dodd Group has been supporting the City of Wolverhampton Council's employment initiative by providing work place experience to individuals who have joined their scheme on the Civic Centre Future Spaces refurbishment project. Our most...

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Conquer Cancer Together

12/12/17

Dodd Group is a proud supporter of a fantastic charity and it gave us enormous pleasure to present them with a cheque for £10,000. Challenge Cancer UK fundraises for the cancer journey: Awareness, Prevention, Research, Treatment, Support &...

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Big Birmingham Sleepout

29/11/17

Congratulations to Natalie Wilkie, James Kirby, Lee-Ann McMahon, Adam Strong and Darryl Joyce for completing the Big Birmingham Sleepout. Braving sub-zero...

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National Apprentice Week

7/3/17

Dodd Group has marked the start of National Apprenticeship Week by attending career fairs aimed specifically at attracting apprentices. The Apprenticeship Jobs Fair in Plymouth's Guildhall drew in crowds throughout the day, attracting almost 900...

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Factory Visit for 6th Form Puplis Hailed as Great Success

8/12/16

Dodd Group's Stockport team has been working with Morgan Sindall on two projects, The Deanery High School and Hawes Side Academy, on the Priority Schools Building Programme in the North West As part this framework the EFA encourage initiatives...

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