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Veitchi Prostate and Breast Cancer Appeal

Following our appeal to support BREAST CANCER and PROSTATE CANCER by designing and selling branded polo tops the Group have raised an amazing £1780. Adopting, now illegal, pressure selling techniques our team of Mel Reid and Kiera Munro sold 89 shirts beating our target of 50 by a long way. We now hope to see the shirts in circulation within our branches on dress down Fridays. We would like to thank those who purchased the shirts and donated…

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Charity Donation

After a long hard winter for all charities Veitchi Group have made donations to our nominated charities for 2020. Heavily restricted by Covid Veitchi Group raised money through internal fundraising events and our Give as you Earn scheme and were delighted to post out cheques totalling £6297 to the charities as noted below: We wish them all well and commend the exceptional support they provide to many who are in need in our communities. To find out more…

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Graham Duncan MD of Richardson & Starling – “Stops the Rot!”

The Group are delighted to announce the retirement of Managing Director , Graham Duncan after 32 years of exceptional service. Graham is seen here at his socially distanced presentation receiving a crystal decanter and glasses from his successor Graham Bruce who will be taking up the role of MD from 1st May. Graham is retiring to relax with his grandchildren and enjoy time travelling and holidaying in his caravan in St Andrews. Graham’s exceptional service started in 1989 when…

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Richardson & Starling Legend put out to stud!

The Group are delighted to announce the retirement of Arthur Blower, Senior Branch Manager of our Dumfries and Carlisle branch on Friday 9th April. Arthur who has a passion for horses and motorbikes also became a grandfather last year and is looking forward to spending more time with his family. Arthur commenced first time round with us in 1983 as a driver in Dumfries. He was with us for 20 years before jumping over briefly to join Buccleuch Estates.…

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Veitchi complete the Hat Trick

The Group are delighted to announce the arrival of Ross McKenna, second son of Steven our Health and Safety Manager and his wife Elaine.  Ross was born on Sunday 21st March at 11.11 a.m. and weighed in at a healthy 5lbs 7 OZ despite being 2 weeks early.  Both Elaine and Ross are doing well. This completes a hat trick of Veitchi babies joining Leo Rae and Tessa Bartleman who’s births spanned the Christmas period. Congratulations to Elaine, Steven and…

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A Bright Future – Veitchi Value Apprentice Placements

The Veitchi Group are delighted to announce 24 new apprentice #apprentices placements within our three subsidiary companies of Veitchi Flooring, Veitchi Interiors and Richardson & Starling. Training will be both on site and within the Veitchi Value Trade School where they will be coached and mentored by our existing staff and turned into highly skilled young professionals. This adds to our existing apprentice team bringing the number actively participating to 43.

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Starting a New Year with New Qualifications

Richardson & Starling are proud to announce that the list of our PCA accredited surveyors has just expanded. After progressing through an extensive training and examination session, several of our Trainee Specialist Surveyors have become Certificated Surveyors of Timber & Dampness in Buildings (CSTDB) previously Certificated Surveyor of Remedial Treatments (CSRT). The Property Care Association (PCA) is the leading property preservation accreditation body in the UK. It continues to develop best practices and maintain high-quality standards for member…

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