Awards

Global Sourcing Association

Global Sourcing Association awards - SME of the year 2016

CDS is a multi-award winning company.

  • November 2016. Winner of Global Sourcing Association SME of the year.
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  • October 2016. Winner of MoD GEMS award in support of our Army colleagues for Digital and Technology Innovation.
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  • October 2016. Winner of Property Management System of the Year at the Property Week Management All Stars Awards for ePIMS.
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  • September 2016, National Outsourcing Association Awards. Shortlisted for two awards – Outsourcing SME of the Year and Public Sector Outsourcing Project of the Year
  • August 2016, Property Week, Property management system finalist
  • July 2016, second largest Technical Digital Agency in eConsultancy Top 100 Consultancy ranking
  • July 2016, 14th largest Design Agency in Design Week Top 100 Agency rankings
  • December 2015, eLearning Gold Award
  • September 2014, BIMA finalist for Motor Sport Dashboards
  • November 2013, ePiServer eCommerce Award finalist for Irish Ferries website
  • August 2011, The Royal Society awarded CDS’ Easy Read version of the Life Opportunities Survey with a special commendation
  • April 2011, CDS wins Award of Excellence from IoIC (Institute of Internal Communication) for Defence Codex Magazine
  • In 2010 the CDS designed 2012 Olympic Delivery Authority Annual Report won the PwC Building Public Trust Award in the category ‘Excellence in Reporting – Public Sector’
  • Win IoIC (Institute of Internal Communication) 2010 Awards. The winning entries, Defence Codex magazine and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee Annual Report were Award of Excellence Winners in their respective categories: Internal magazine up to four issues a year; and Public sector reporting
  • CDS won the Award of Excellence in the  Communicators in Business (CiB) 2008-2009 Awards in the New Publication  category for the magazine Defence Codex
  • CDS won the CiB Regional Award for Magazine of the Year 2007-08 with plus for Jobcentre Plus
  • The coveted Best in Class Award and Award of  Excellence in the Communicators in Business (CiB) 2007 Awards for the  Environment Agency’s biodiversity report, Creating a better place for  wildlife
  • Surrey County Council’s magazine for  residents, Surrey Matters, won a coveted Gold Award at the Chartered  Institute of Marketing regional PRide Awards 2007
  • Award of Excellence in the Communicators in  Business (CiB) 2006 Awards in the Annual Reports category for the JNCC  (Joint Nature Conservation Committee) Annual Report
  • Award of Excellence in the Communicators in  Business (CiB) 2006 Awards in the category Redesigned / Relaunched  Magazine category for Surrey County Council’s Surrey Matters magazine
  • Award of Excellence in the Communicators in  Business (CiB) 2006 Awards in the External News Magazine category for  Surrey County Council’s Surrey Matters magazine
  • Award of Excellence in the Communicators in  Business (CiB) 2006 Awards in the category Printed Publications for  Surrey County Council’s Jigsaw magazine. This is the second year in a  row
  • Winner of the Communicators in Business (CiB)  Best in Class 2005 in the Intranet category for the R S Components  (Electrocomponents plc) intranet, designed and developed by CDS.
  • Award of Excellence in the Communicators in  Business (CiB) 2005 Awards in the category Printed Publications for  Surrey County Council’s Jigsaw magazine
  • Winner of the Communicators in Business (CiB)  Gold Award 2005 in the Web Media category for the R S Components  (Electrocomponents plc) intranet, designed and developed by CDS.
  • Highly Commended in the Corporate  Communications category at the PRWeek Awards 2005 for INSX, Essex County  Council’s employee magazine
  • Gold Award for best newsletter at the PRide Awards 2005/06 for INSX, Essex County Council’s employee magazine
  • Award of Excellence in the Communicators in  Business (CiB) 2005 Awards in the category Financial Publications,  Public Sector for the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) Annual  Report 2003-2004
  • Winner in the Popular Communications Award  2003-2004 in the category Annual Report of the Year for the Joint Nature  Conservation Committee (JNCC) Annual Report 2003-2004
  • Winner in the Popular Communications Award  2002-2003 in the category Annual Report of the Year for the Joint Nature  Conservation Committee (JNCC) Annual Report 2002-2003
  • Finalist at the Information Management Awards  2003 for Interbrew UK’s Intranet, iKnow, and web-based Customer Service  Reporting (CSR) software application
  • Winner of the Charity and Public Sector  Publishing Awards 2001-2002 in the category Government Information  Publication of the Year and Winner of the Communicators in Business  (CiB) Award for Excellence 2002 in the Special Publications category for  ‘Shaping our Future’, designed and produced for the Northern Ireland  Department for Regional Development
  • Winner of the Communicators in Business (CiB)  Award for Excellence 2002 in the category for Electronic media design  for the CDS website, designed and developed for CDS by CDS
  • Runner up in the Popular Communications Award  2001-2002 in the category Annual Report of the Year for the Driver  Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) Annual Report
  • Runner up in the Popular Communications Award  2001-2002 in the category Magazine of the Year for the English Nature  Magazine, written, designed and produced for English Nature
  • Recognised by socitm for “one of the most improved local authority websites of 2001” for Malvern Hill District Council
  • Highly Commended award at the Becta Guardian  2000 awards for our work with Buckinghamshire County Council on their  Adult Education site