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Veitchi Value Winter Warmer Appeal helps Glasgow Charity PEEK!

The Veitchi Group have been collecting jackets, wellies, toys and clothes for our Winter Warmer appeal for the PEEK charity which is based in Glasgow and who’s mission is to improve the chances of children and young people through engaging with them in play, creative arts and personal development. The Group supported this last year and on top of collecting the gifts we have donated £500 in cash to the appeal. Jim Stewart and Jacqui Haggart visited the centre…

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Charity Donations 2021

During 2021 the staff and company, although restricted in their fundraising efforts due to Covid, haven’t stopped  trying to raise money for worthy causes. We continue with our successful GAYE scheme, which celebrates it’s 21st birthday this year. Contributions made by staff via their salaries, are matched pound for pound by the company. We have also continued with dressing down days at our Cambuslang office where staff pay to dress down on the last Friday of every month.…

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Baby Boom at Veitchi

The Group are delighted to announce 3 new arrivals into our ranks. Craig Storier, Aberdeen Flooring QS and his wife Emma were delighted to see the arrival of baby girl  Rorie on 5th October at 10.27 at a healthy 6lbs. Chris Lewis, Veitchi Interiors Business development Manager and his wife Kay saw the arrival of Baby Emily on the 17th September at 7.21 pm. Emily was 6lbs and 9 oz; and Peter Morton, Group IT manager and his partner Michelle…

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Jack Gray Apprentice of the year

The Veitchi Group are Proud to announce that Jack Gray of Veitchi Flooring won the Contract Flooring Association / Contract Flooring Journal Apprentice of the Year award 2021. This is a UK national award which Jack won in the face of very stiff competition this year. Jack was noted for his enthusiasm and energy as well as his technical ability. He also produced a short video to wow the judges and his award and prizes were presented to…

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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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