Administration Assistant – London

Administration Assistant – London

11th September 2018

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic experienced Administration Assistant to join a professional services team in the centre of London. Salary: In the region of £25,000...
 
Kingston University’s Surveying Masters Conference

Kingston University’s Surveying Masters Conference

11th September 2018

Last week our colleague Greg Austin was invited to be a panellist at Kingston University’s Surveying Masters Conference, to listen to the student’s presentations and provide Industry feedb...
 
Michelle Handforth CEO talks to us about the £350m Aberdeen Harbour Extension Project

Michelle Handforth CEO talks to us about the £350m Aberdeen Harbour Extension Project

5th September 2018


 
It is always lovely getting positive client feedback

It is always lovely getting positive client feedback

3rd September 2018

The opening of the new St John’s Primary School in Portobello signals an important milestone for City of Edinburgh Council, utilising their Consultant and Contractor Frameworks to successfully deliver...
 
Equity Director Retires

Equity Director Retires

3rd September 2018

Stewart Cobb retired as an Equity Director at the end of last week. Stewart’s plans are to take a well-earned break, reduce his golf handicap and spend a bit more time in his beloved Italy. The Board ...
 
Investing in our staff

Investing in our staff

15th August 2018

We pride ourselves in developing our staff and investing in our staff. Yesterday saw the third presentation skills course being ran from our London office. Our facilitator Bridget McCann said “I...
 
Frankie joins our Aberdeen team

Frankie joins our Aberdeen team

31st July 2018

Welcome to Frankie, who has joined our Aberdeen office as Administrator. Frankie is originally from Shetland, studied at Edinburgh College and then worked with BP and Space Solutions. Welcome to the D...
 
APC Prep Day

APC Prep Day

27th July 2018

We recently held our inaugural APC Prep Day for the next cohort of candidates. With a mixture of presentations from Chartered Surveyors, open forum Q&A’s and top tips from a recently qualified ca...
 
Nour joins our Glasgow team

Nour joins our Glasgow team

18th July 2018

We are delighted to welcome Nour Rifai to our Glasgow team. Nour graduated from University of Strathclyde in June this year, in Maths, Statistics and Finance. She joins our headoffice in Glasgow as a ...
 
Edinburgh office’s newest recruit

Edinburgh office’s newest recruit

3rd July 2018

Welcome to Susie Faull, the newest member of the Edinburgh office team. Susie is a Maths and Stats Graduate from Strathclyde University and is now undertaking her Post Graduate training to become a Qu...
 
Administration Assistant – Full Time Postition (London)

Administration Assistant – Full Time Postition (London)

27th June 2018

Administration Assistant – Full Time Position An excellent opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Administration Assistant to join a professional services team in the centre of London...
 
Aberdeen International Airport officially opens Phase 2

Aberdeen International Airport officially opens Phase 2

25th June 2018

Last week our customer Aberdeen International Airport officially opened their Security Search and Retail areas to passengers for the first time and to celebrate they hosted an international themed day...
 
Gary joins the Glasgow office as Associate Project Manager

Gary joins the Glasgow office as Associate Project Manager

20th June 2018

We are delighted to welcome Gary Kerr to the company as Associate PM, leading our PM schools team. Gary’s background is as a Chartered Building Surveyor, however he has spent the last 10 years in a Pr...
 
Top feedback from Galliford Try

Top feedback from Galliford Try

8th May 2018

Top feedback from our clients… Following recent investment in i-pad technology in conjunction with our software partner GoReport, our in-house Building Surveying team recently completed their an...
 
d+scover – Doig+Smith’s Spring 2018 edition

d+scover – Doig+Smith’s Spring 2018 edition

1st May 2018

Welcome to Doig+Smith’s Spring 2018 edition of our customer magazine, d+scover. As always we love to hear any feedback you have. Hope you enjoy the read. D+Scover Spring 2018_Final(small)
 
Aberdeen Associate appointed as External Examiner by RGU

Aberdeen Associate appointed as External Examiner by RGU

17th April 2018

Our Aberdeen office Associate David Yorkston has been appointed as an External Examiner by Robert Gordon University for MSc Construction Project Management course for a period of 4 years. This continu...
 
We are proud to promote equal pay

We are proud to promote equal pay

11th April 2018

It was reported by the BBC last week that construction firms have the highest gender pay gap. It is no secret that the construction sector is male dominated, however Doig+Smith are proud to announce t...
 
Edinburgh team night out at Murrayfield Curling Rink

Edinburgh team night out at Murrayfield Curling Rink

28th March 2018

The Edinburgh office team enjoyed a 2 hour coaching session at Murrayfield Curling Rink being taught the skills and moves by two of their coaches. It’s not as easy as it looks! A great event for...
 
We are attending MIPIM 2018

We are attending MIPIM 2018

24th January 2018

Pleased to announce that Doig + Smith is attending MIPIM 2018! If you would like to arrange a meeting, please get in touch by clicking on the link: https://lnkd.in/eU9frv7 #MIPIM #MIPIM2018
 
Shortlisted for Business Awards 2018

Shortlisted for Business Awards 2018

22nd January 2018

Doig + Smith have been shortlisted for the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2018, for the ‘Developing the Young Workforce’ Category. We look forward to the awards evening on 8...
 
London Office Relocation

London Office Relocation

10th January 2018

We are delighted to announce that our London Office is relocating to new premises this Friday, new address and contact details below.
 
Best Wishes from everyone at Doig+Smith for the festive season

Best Wishes from everyone at Doig+Smith for the festive season

18th December 2017


 
Doig+Smith shake their buckets for charity

Doig+Smith shake their buckets for charity

13th December 2017

At Christmas it’s easy to forget how lucky we all are and that Christmas can be a challenging time for many families, particulary when their children are battling health issues. Doig+Smith recog...
 
Glasgow Company Ranked for Prestigious Investors In People Awards 2017

Glasgow Company Ranked for Prestigious Investors In People Awards 2017

30th November 2017

  Glasgow headquartered business, Doig + Smith Ltd has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been ranked in the Platinum Employer of the year (50-249) at the annua...
 
The Building Good Employer Guide 2017

The Building Good Employer Guide 2017

28th November 2017

Doig + Smith has once again been listed in The Building Good Employer Guide 2017. This is a true testament to the time our company spends on training and investing in our staff. We were also recently ...
 
Crown Commercial Service Framework

Crown Commercial Service Framework

21st November 2017

We are delighted to announce our partnership with McBain’s Cooper Consulting Ltd to deliver Project Management Multi-led services across the length and breadth of the UK. We are also delighted to intr...
 
An Insightful Day for GCU

An Insightful Day for GCU

15th November 2017

We have had a fantastic day today with 8 Quantity Surveying students from Glasgow Caledonian University offering them an insight to Doig + Smith and PQS services. The students then enjoyed a site visi...
 
Our support for hub West Scotland continues

Our support for hub West Scotland continues

13th November 2017

Following on from our initial 5 year appointment, we are delighted to have been chosen to continue supporting hub West Scotland to deliver exciting new projects over the next 5 years. Throughout the i...
 
d+scover – Doig + Smith’s new company magazine

d+scover – Doig + Smith’s new company magazine

25th October 2017

Welcome to Doig+Smith’s new client focused magazine ‘d+scover’. We hope you enjoy it!
 
Aberdeen Networking Breakfast

Aberdeen Networking Breakfast

17th October 2017

A fantastic morning at our networking breakfast in the amazing Marine Operations Centre, Aberdeen Harbour last week (a previous D+S project). Guests joined us from a variety of sectors and industry...
 
Business Insider Awards – Winner

Business Insider Awards – Winner

16th October 2017

Having taken the prize last year for best working environment, this year we have been awarded the ‘Training and Development Award’ at Insider Scotland’s Best Employer Awards. We were...
 
Ronald McDonald September Charity Update

Ronald McDonald September Charity Update

3rd October 2017

During the month of September we held our annual Ronald McDonald Bake sale in our Glasgow office, raising a fantastic £330 and also 3 of our employees attended the Annual Ladies Lunch at the Glasgow M...
 
Cyber Essentials Plus Accredited

Cyber Essentials Plus Accredited

25th September 2017

Doig + Smith are now fully accredited with Cyber Essentials Plus. Cyber Essentials is a government-backed cyber security certification scheme that sets out a good baseline of cyber security suitable f...
 
Business Insider Awards

Business Insider Awards

25th September 2017

Last year won Best Working Environment at the Business Insider awards and this year we’ve been short-listed for the 2017 Training & Development Award!! We are up against some tough competiti...
 
New JET Academy student joins Doig + Smith

New JET Academy student joins Doig + Smith

5th September 2017

Daniel Allan has joined us from the City of Edinburgh Council JET Academy programme. He will be with us every Friday until April 2018 learning skills for his future employment.
 
Doig + Smith fish on the Spey

Doig + Smith fish on the Spey

5th September 2017

Last week Doig + Smith and guests enjoyed a couple of days on the River Spey and fished the Easter Elchies beat. Fish (one each) were caught by two of our clients. Luckily the weather held out for the...
 
Shortlisted for ‘Mentor of the Year’

Shortlisted for ‘Mentor of the Year’

5th September 2017

Our very own Dean Carrick has been shortlisted in the Mentor of the Year category for the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards. This was quite a difficult category to judge as the passion of...
 
Glasgow Airport’s Upper Deck Business Area Completes

Glasgow Airport’s Upper Deck Business Area Completes

21st August 2017

Doig + Smith have recently completed the £80K Upper Deck Business Area at Glasgow Airport. The existing play area has been removed and replaced with a new business seating area and a new bar which wil...
 
Appointment of Associate – Chris Jones

Appointment of Associate – Chris Jones

26th July 2017

Doig + Smith are pleased to announce that Chris Jones has joined our London team as an Associate on 17th July 2017. Chris has over 14 years of significant experience in the commercial and residential ...
 
Shortlisted for IIP Awards 2017 – Platinum

Shortlisted for IIP Awards 2017 – Platinum

17th July 2017

We have just found out that Doig + Smith have been shortlisted for the Investors in People Awards 2017 as a Platinum Employer of the year 50-249 Finalist! Delighted!
 
D+S supports the Engineering & Built Environment Annual Awards 2017

D+S supports the Engineering & Built Environment Annual Awards 2017

11th July 2017

We continue to support and sponsor Glasgow Caledonian University’s School of Engineering & Built Environment Annual Awards 2017 celebrating outstanding academic achievement. A fantastic even...
 
Career Ready students enjoy a site visit in Edinburgh

Career Ready students enjoy a site visit in Edinburgh

11th July 2017

Our Career Ready students Tegan and Fortune enjoying a site visit in Edinburgh today to a nearby hotel site. “What I most enjoyed about our site visit today, was getting the ability to see how m...
 
Aberdeen Harbour Extension

Aberdeen Harbour Extension

12th June 2017

“We are delighted to be working with Aberdeen Harbour Board and Dragados on this project which will provide Aberdeen with extended harbour capacity and to accommodate larger vessels, safeguarding the ...
 
Awarded Plaque at Ronald McDonald House

Awarded Plaque at Ronald McDonald House

11th April 2017

Recently, Doig+Smith were honoured to be presented with a plaque in Ronald McDonald House thanking the company for their fundraising efforts. Last year, our staff took part in a range of activities an...
 
RICS  Matrics Event

RICS Matrics Event

7th March 2017

Several Doig+Smith staff attended the recent RICS Matrics London wine tasting event in collaboration with London Young Lawyers Group on the 23rd February 2017. The event was organised by one of our Qu...
 
Make way for St John’s Primary!

Make way for St John’s Primary!

28th February 2017

Doig+Smith attended the press photo opportunity in Edinburgh today to see the final remnants of the old Portobello High School before it is demolished. In its place the new St John’s Primary Sch...
 
Win for D+S Edinburgh

Win for D+S Edinburgh

28th February 2017

Doig+Smith are delighted our Edinburgh Office won the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Award for ‘Developing the Young Workforce’ last night. The team have been involved in many prog...
 
West Dunbartonshire Councils Office Rationalisation Programme

West Dunbartonshire Councils Office Rationalisation Programme

20th February 2017

The new build council office is the main component of the West Dunbartonshire Councils Office Rationalisation Programme, which aims to reduce the amount of office space occupied by the council. The wo...
 
CMS Office in Glasgow shortlisted for  The BCO Awards

CMS Office in Glasgow shortlisted for The BCO Awards

13th February 2017

 The BCO Awards are widely respected within the commercial property sector and the Test of Time category remains one of the most relevant for developers and occupiers, demonstrating how office space c...
 
Lectures at Edinburgh Napier

Lectures at Edinburgh Napier

30th January 2017

Doig+Smith have recently organised members of staff from the Edinburgh Office to deliver a set of four lectures to 3rd year students at Edinburgh Napier University. Dean Carrick and Marcella Cooney ki...
 
D+S receive Big Thanks!

D+S receive Big Thanks!

19th January 2017

We have just received a big THANK YOU from Ronald McDonald House in Glasgow for all our fundraising efforts in 2016. Over the course of the year we took part in a range of activities and events. Some ...
 
Aberdeen Airport Terminal Extension Update

Aberdeen Airport Terminal Extension Update

23rd December 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, we are delighted to announce that Aberdeen Airport’s new terminal extension is officially watertight. The new extension boasts immigration and baggage reclaim facilities, incl...
 
College wins Green Gown Award

College wins Green Gown Award

21st December 2016

The UK Green Gown Award for Built Environment 2016 was recently awarded to one of Doig+Smith’s projects – South Lanarkshire College, East Kilbride. The building, which is a fully operation...
 
Willow Tea Rooms Restoration Project

Willow Tea Rooms Restoration Project

20th December 2016

Miss Cranston’s Willow Tea Rooms at 217 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow were designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1903. It is the only Tea Room where Mackintosh was in control of the exterior an...
 
Future Project in Cumbernauld

Future Project in Cumbernauld

30th November 2016

Doig+Smith’s involvement in the Refurbishment of Cumbernauld Bus Station with anticipated works starting in January 2017 was recently highlighted in the Cumbernauld News. For more information on...
 
Scottish Property Awards 2017

Scottish Property Awards 2017

23rd November 2016

It’s always good to deliver a project to the complete satisfaction of our Clients but it’s fantastic to be part of an award nominated project. D+S were involved as both Cost Consultants and Project Ma...
 
We’ve joined the exclusive Platinum Club!

We’ve joined the exclusive Platinum Club!

17th November 2016

Investors in People is a standard of excellence and is a sign that both employers and employees operate at the very highest level. With this in mind it is therefore with great pride that Doig+Smith ca...
 
Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Project – Another Step Closer

Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Project – Another Step Closer

15th November 2016

Aberdeen Harbour Board are another step closer to the final decision on contract award for the project to construct additional harbour facilities at Nigg Bay in Aberdeen, to the south of the existing ...
 
Ronald McDonald House – D+S Supporting Appointed Charity

Ronald McDonald House – D+S Supporting Appointed Charity

3rd November 2016

Ronald McDonald House, D+S’s designated charity, held its annual Ladies Lunch on Sunday 30 October 2016. The event was supported by over 250 ladies and raised £11,500!! D+S supported this by bot...
 
RICS – CPD Foundation Presentation

RICS – CPD Foundation Presentation

18th October 2016

Doig + Smith were delighted to be asked to present at a recent RICS CPD Foundation event. One of our Senior Surveyor’s, Dean Carrick, undertook the task with great enthusiasm as Dean is studying...
 
City of Edinburgh Council JET Academy

City of Edinburgh Council JET Academy

13th October 2016

Doig+Smith are involved in Edinburgh Council’s JET Academy with Roberta joining us to gain workplace skills and knowledge. We are looking forward to working with her over the next 7 months and will ha...
 
Peterhead Project

Peterhead Project

7th October 2016

The Peterhead Port Authority have released exciting news: they have awarded the £30+ million contract for the Inner Harbour Redevelopment Project. Over the course of 18 months the project is set to st...
 
We Did It!!

We Did It!!

6th October 2016

Directors, Associates and staff attended as finalists at the Business Insider Awards ceremony at Glasgow Central Hotel last night. We are very proud to be able to announce that we won our Category ...
 
Doig+Smith Bake Sale for Ronald McDonald House

Doig+Smith Bake Sale for Ronald McDonald House

5th October 2016

On Friday 30th of September staff in the Glasgow office came together with cakes, treats and donations to raise money for the company nominated charity – Ronald McDonald House. Emily Hughes, one...
 
D+S Short Listed for Business Awards!!

D+S Short Listed for Business Awards!!

16th September 2016

For the first time in Doig+Smith’s 80 year History we applied for two business awards in June. We are therefore absolutely delighted to be able to announce that we have just received notificatio...
 
RICS – Inclusive Employer

RICS – Inclusive Employer

7th September 2016

It’s just over 1 year since the RICS launched the Inclusive Employer Quality Mark or IEQM. We signed up some months ago and are proud to be included amongst the first 100 signatories. The RICS e...
 
Presentation in Govan High School

Presentation in Govan High School

30th August 2016

Employability Day at Govan High School last week was a great success for our Doig+Smith team in attendance. 1 of our Graduates, Mark Connelly, and one of our Trainee Surveyors, Megan Young, gave an ex...
 
School Career Pathway Event

School Career Pathway Event

23rd August 2016

After last year’s successful attendance at Eastwood High Schools Career Pathway Event we have been invited to return again this year. This time we will have two teams in attendance who will be p...
 
Support for our Great Scottish Run Volunteers

Support for our Great Scottish Run Volunteers

19th August 2016

Eight of our staff members have volunteered to take part in the 10k Great Scottish Run on 2nd October. They have generously decided to do this to raise money for our company charity – Ronald McD...
 
Expansion to Our Teams

Expansion to Our Teams

8th August 2016

We are delighted to welcome a number of new employees to our Doig+Smith team this month. In Glasgow, we have been joined by Trainee Surveyors Daniel Rae and Isla Sawers. On the 15th August we will be ...
 
New Website

New Website

1st July 2016

Exciting news!! Our new website is now live! We have taken the opportunity to update our web presence, make it more user friendly and enable it for full use on mobile devices. The launch of our new we...
 
Napier University Doig+Smith Prize

Napier University Doig+Smith Prize

24th June 2016

Doig+Smith continued their ongoing support for Edinburgh Napier University students this year by once again donating the “Doig+Smith Prize”. Last year’s winner was Moya Blair and we await with anticip...
 
D+S Newsletter: June 2016

D+S Newsletter: June 2016

21st June 2016

Download a copy of our most recent Newsletter below. DS-Newsletter-June-2016
 
Doig+Smith Internships

Doig+Smith Internships

15th June 2016

A close relationship has been nurtured between Thomas Aquinas Secondary School in Glasgow and Doig+Smith through our involvement for the “Career Ready” programme which provides 16-18 year olds with th...