DIO is incredibly proud to hand over the new £34m submarine escape, rescue, abandonment and survival (SMERAS) training building to the Royal Navy. The SMERAS is a facility which will allow the Navy the capability to carry out essential on …
For our MOD Guard Service team, dogs are a ‘force multiplier’, meaning one dog team on the ground is as efficient as four roving non-dog patrols, due to their superior senses of smell, hearing and speed. Read on to find out more about how using dogs boosts security at many MOD sites.
Today is Reserves Day which recognises the contributions that individuals in the Reserves Forces make across the world. Recently, reservists in Defence played a crucial role in supporting the NHS and other government departments in the fight against Coronavirus.
We all know that deforestation is a major environmental concern around the world. Carbon dioxide is a huge contributor to climate change, but trees capture and store carbon dioxide. Scientists say planting more trees is a great way to reduce …
Today is World Environment Day and I’d like to tell you about the important role that our conservation groups play in managing and protecting biodiversity, the environment and wildlife across the Defence estate.
From the DIO Commercial perspective, COVID-19 has created a variety and volume of challenges to overcome with our people, suppliers and customers.
Today is the International Day of Biological Diversity, a great reminder for us all to think about what we can do to encourage biodiversity. Why is that important? Well, so many species have been lost or had their numbers severely …
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and I’d like to highlight some of the work that DIO is doing to support our staff who are continuing to keep Defence working.
Reservists have played an important role in supporting the Armed Forces in times of uncertainty and have been crucial in supporting the NHS and the government in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Many of us have faced challenges as part of the coronavirus pandemic, including our Service personnel and their families who have been stationed abroad while on deployment overseas. We've been working to provide them with accommodation in the UK.
The coronavirus outbreak has posed many challenges for facilities management staff, partners and our customers but we have strong relationships with one another and this has made it much easier to respond to the current crisis.