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WHAT’S IT LIKE TO WORK AT DFC

DFC’s Eoghan Takes on Charity Cycle Challenge!

Eoghan Given, a devoted cycling enthusiast and dedicated triathlete from our Leeds office, had a great opportunity in taking part in the Colliers Sportif North 2024 – Charity Bike Ride event took place on 7 June in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. This charity bike ride, hosted by Colliers and powered by Struggle Events, raised funds for […]
  • Posted by Design Fire Consultant
  • On 19th June 2024
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DFC’s Annual Summer Party

By: Gareth Ainley, Senior Associate This year, DFC’s annual summer party took place in Leeds, celebrating our office relocation to The Granary in the South Bank area of Leeds city centre. The event provided a valuable opportunity for the team to gather, hear a business update and engage in social activities, bringing together colleagues from […]
  • Posted by Design Fire Consultant
  • On 17th June 2024
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Next Generation Fire Engineering – Apprenticeship

Design Fire Consultants Ltd (DFC) is pleased to announce its continued partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) for the upcoming Fire Engineering Degree Apprenticeship programme. Building upon the successes of the previous year’s collaboration, DFC remains committed to fostering learning and professional development in the field of fire engineering. The Fire Safety Engineering […]
  • Posted by Design Fire Consultant
  • On 30th April 2024
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DFC’s CPD Event at the University of Edinburgh

By: Parina Patel, Associate The DFC team has recently returned from our annual CPD event at the University of Edinburgh. Run in conjunction with the University’s Fire Research Centre, this, our fifth event, was the sunniest one yet! The topic for this year’s sessions was Structural Fire Engineering and focussed on the following learning objectives: […]
  • Posted by Design Fire Consultant
  • On 19th September 2023
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Summer Placement at DFC – Part 1 of 3

2023 Summer Placement Journey This year DFC were pleased to host three summer placements: Andrzej, Max and Aman are full-time students, and each joined us for six to eight weeks. Find out more about their feedback and post-placement reflections in our three-part blog: Summer Placement Journey. By: Andrzej Caba, 2023 Summer Placement, Leeds The placement […]
  • Posted by Design Fire Consultant
  • On 14th September 2023
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Balancing Career and Motherhood – Part 1

By: Adeyanju Oluwa, Engineer As a woman, there is always that lingering fear of answering the important question – how do you balance motherhood and career? This is not always easy to answer as it depends on your circumstances. Let me explain. When I got pregnant with my second child in 2021, it was a […]
  • Posted by Design Fire Consultant
  • On 17th April 2023
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Tips on Working Whilst Studying

By: Kirstie Davies, Commercial and Contracts Compliance Officer I am the Commercial and Contracts Compliance Officer here at DFC. My main role is to facilitate and complete the negotiation of our client appointments and assist the wider team with commercial matters. In September 2022, I began my Master of Laws (LLM) in construction law and practice […]
  • Posted by Design Fire Consultant
  • On 30th March 2023
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Thoughts and Tips on Becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng)

At DFC, we celebrate, encourage and support our staff on their journey toward professional career development progress. Iain Macfarlane, Director, has recently been awarded Chartered Engineer status (CEng) and here are a few thoughts from him. Is there any advice you would pass on to someone considering professional registration?  Start early and do a little, […]
  • Posted by Design Fire Consultant
  • On 30th November 2022
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DFC and Trees for Life

We have implemented a sustainability initiative where one tree is planted monthly for each of our staff members, contributing to the planting of a total of 1,500 trees as of May 2024 in support of our commitment to environmental conservation.

Click here to visit DFC’s Tree Grove page.