1 February 2018 – Trouble at the Top
January has come and gone in a heartbeat but was anything but incident free. The demise of Carillion, which whilst predictable was nonetheless catastrophic to the construction industry supply chain continues to reverberate as short sellers turn their attention to other prey. Based on what has so far reached the public domain, at first glance, […]
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Statement from DRS Bond Management Ltd in response to 'Construction Enquirer' article on 27th April 2020
As the largest independent Surety Bond brokerage in the UK and Ireland, DRS Bond Management Ltd (“DRS”) has read with interest the article published by Construction Enquirer on 27th April 2020 regarding the availability of Performance Bonds for small and medium sized regional contractors and comment as follows:
Statement on UK Construction Sector and Surety Market Outlook
A number of DRS’ clients have approached us in the last week or so seeking clarification on current surety appetite and our assessment of the direction of travel for Construction per se.
DRS Supports Construction News Specialists Index 2019
DRS Bond Management was delighted to support last week's Construction News Specialists Index launch. The event was very successful, with DRS Managing Director Chris Davies taking part in the interesting panel debates.
DRS Sponsors the Irish Post Awards 2019
DRS was ever proud to be a part of the Irish Post Awards again this year. Presented by Eamonn Holmes and Aoife Ni Thuairisg from the Great Room in The Grovesnor House Hotel in London on 14 November 2019, it was a star studded and amazing night, as the Irish community came together from all corners of the globe to celebrate.
DRS Joins the Irish Post in Celebrating Success in 2019
The Irish Post recent 'Drinks in the City' networking event, which DRS was delighted to sponsor, offered an opportunity to celebrate the past 12 months of business success in London while looking forward to another exciting year to come.
DRS Hosts Specialists Round Table with Construction News
DRS Bond Management was delighted to host a very special round table event in partnership with Construction News this month. Debating The Future of the Specialist Contractor were representatives from many of today's leading players, including McGee Group, D-Drill Group, Highways Agency, Sir Robert McAlpine, Keltbray, Emico, Keller Group, Metek and Mabey.
Construction Industry Federation Top 50 Surge Ahead
DRS was privileged last week to support the Construction Industry Federation’s (CIF) Top 50 Contractors launch event in a year that is cause for much celebration. The combined turnover for Ireland’s top construction companies increased by 25% to €8.39 billion last year according to Construction magazine’s annual Top 50 CIF Contractors listing for 2019.
BITA Dublin Summer Lunch 10 May 2019
DRS was proud to attend BITA’s Summer Lunch, held at the Westin Hotel in Dublin on the 10th May. With BITA’s motto of ‘People who know people that help people’, this packed event provided yet another first-class opportunity for members to meet and create business opportunity.
DRS Applauds Another Stellar Year for the Construction News Specialists Awards
On 27 March, over 750 eager participants in this year’s Construction News Specialists Awards gathered at Grosvenor House, London, to celebrate yet another year of innovation and excellence. Launched in 2005, the awards represent the pinnacle of success for the specialist contractors.
Lighthouse Construction Charity Christmas Lunch 2018
It was our absolute pleasure to sponsor the Lighthouse Construction Charity Christmas Lunch at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge in London on 7 December 2018. This is a wonderful occasion where the construction industry gathers to raise some serious money through Silent and Live Auctions. Tickets sold out last June which is testament to the commitment of the industry to the work of Lighthouse.
Dublin Castle 4 Oct - An Evening to Remember
DRS is committed to playing an important role in supporting the Irish construction industry maintain steady and sustainable growth through the widening and deepening of the Surety market in Ireland. On 4 Oct at Dublin Castle we demonstrated that commitment. Business was the order of the evening. But, mostly importantly, firm friendships were made.
DRS - "Building Opportunities" Roadshow - Ireland - June 2018
DRS Bond Management Ltd ("DRS") hosted its "Building Opportunities" Roadshow across Ireland in June 2018. DRS' objective was to raise awareness of Surety Bonds as a superior alternative to bank guarantees for the bonding requirements of the Irish Construction and Property Development sectors.
DRS Supports CIF Top 50 Magazine launch - 3 July 2018
DRS Bond Management Limited (“DRS”) was delighted to sponsor the launch of the Construction Industry Federation (“CIF”) Top 50 Contractors Magazine for 2018 at the Iveagh Garden Hotel in Dublin on 3 July 2018.
DRS Sponsors Lighthouse Club Charity Boxing Night, 24 May 2018
DRS Bond Management was delighted to sponsor the Lighthouse Club Charity Boxing Night on 24 May 2018.
DRS Bond Management Grand National event raises £6,000 for The Lighthouse Club 14 April 2018
We were delighted to share a wonderful day and evening with colleagues and our friends at The Lighthouse Club at our Grand National Day event on 14 April.
DRS sponsors Irish Post Breakfast in the City 6 March 2018
Kicking off St Patrick’s Day celebrations in style, DRS sponsored the sold-out Breakfast in the City held at the prestigious Sky Garden building.
DRS Rugby Ireland vs England, Twickenham followed by St Patricks Day Ball 17 March 2018
DRS was delighted to play its part In London’s first-class St Patrick’s Festival. The three-day cultural and community event promotes culture and celebrates the Irish community in London.
8 March 2018 - Construction News Specialists Awards
1 February 2018 - Trouble at the Top
3 December 2017 - DRS Enters Corporate Partnership with Construction Industry Federation
28 November 2017 - Slowdown in London Office new build continues
2 November 2017 - DRS Participates in Parliamentary Review for the Finance Sector
8 August 2016 - Overview on the European Banking Authority Stress Tests
European Banking Authority (EBA) Stress Tests – with rising bank capital requirements, now Is the time for banking and Surety collaboration.
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