Our CSR Team

We are delighted to introduce the dbfb CSR team who are
committed to ensuring we are ingrained in our local communities

Jean Gowin

Milton Keynes
Community champion

Georgia Norton

Northampton
Community champion

Community

Our business has been built on word of mouth referrals and local networking. We are proud to be ingrained within our local business communities – Northampton and Milton Keynes.

Our approach to sourcing suppliers and partnerships is ‘local first’ and we are key alliance members for both Northampton & Milton Keynes Chamber of Commerce.

At the heart of Northampton and Milton Keynes is our beloved sporting teams – The Cobblers, The Saints and The Dons who we proudly sponsor and support each week.

As a growing business we are always on the look out for talented individuals and look no further than Northampton College and The University of Northampton who introduce us to exceptional candidates. Additionally, we support with Careers Fairs and Work Experience placements.

We will look to MK College and The Open University for support in growing our team at Challenge House, Bletchley.

Through a strategic partnership with CityFibre, we have committed £4m over the next 6 years to be spent on full-fibre upgrades from legacy copper infrastructure in and around Northampton and Milton Keynes. This is enabling businesses to work smarter, communicate more effectively with customers and accelerate growth. In addition, where practical, local civils businesses will be completing the works, keeping everything local and contributing to the growth of our region.

Environmental

We adopt basic practices to control our carbon footprint including a paperless working environment, digital applications for signatures and being waste wise with recycling. We car share on customer visits and have invested in video technology in both our Northampton and Milton Keynes offices to reduce the need to travel.

Ethical Labour Practices

At the heart of dbfb is our people, without our dedicated and talented team we have no business. We comply with all work-related laws and create a working environment that maintains and develops fair employment relations. Systems are in place to discuss matters with Human Resources, employees understand their basic rights and we encourage career development
with dbfb.

We support our team in achieving work-life balance, this includes allowing employees to spend additional time with children & family where practical

Giving Back – Our Chosen Charities

The decision of who to support and what type of cause was easily made after the passing of dbfb co-founder Bill Oliver. Before Bill’s passing, Cynthia Spencer provided outstanding levels of care for Bill during his time at the hospice. Our neighbouring City, Milton Keynes, has an equally special charity, Willen Hospice. The support they deliver day-in, day-out, is remarkable and we are extremely proud to support the Northampton & Milton Keynes based charities.

The charitable work in which we participate, isn’t limited to donations, but also sponsored runs, head shaves, coffee mornings, clothing stations, volunteering and free Gigabit internet connections. We are also always happy to support and encourage our entire team in their own personal charity endeavours.

Want to find out more? Drop us an email or give us a call on 0800 158 5660