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Veitchi Help in the Communities at Christmas

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas We are humbled and happy to be able to help others at this time of year particularly given the very difficult financial climate facing the nation. At Veitchi have a very strong community focus and have decided to distribute the monies we have raised through our social activities to local charities which operate in the communities in which we work. These are some of the charities we have helped and will be…

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Be Someone’s Santa – Thank You Veitchi Staff!

The Group would like to thank our staff who contributed to the “Be Someone’s Santa” appeal this year https://www.besomeonessanta.com/  Gifts were received from all over the Group and these have now been collected by the charity and are en route to Santa’s Grotto to be prepared for distribution to lots of children this Christmas time! The charity were overwhelmed and so grateful with all the gifts and extras we had collected. The Group also donated £500 towards the charity…

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Back to School for Richardson & Starling

The Group were delighted to support St Andrews and St Brides High School by providing wood off cuts to the school’s design and technology department. Principal teacher Alistair Bartleman commented, “These supplies are of great value to the department as finding the money to buy in this type of stock and in this quantity is difficult within the school’s budget.” The Group were only too glad to help as not only did it provide help in the community…

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Veitchi value – “Class of 2022”, 1st Year Apprentice Induction Day

The Group held its 1st Year Apprentice Day Induction as part of the apprentice journey for our young bloods. Nine 1st  years came to Head Office in Cambuslang and took part in the day which saw them meet their peers from around the Group and also get some exposure to trainees nearing the end of their apprenticeships as well as qualified tradesmen and directors and management from across the Group. The day commenced with a welcome from John Brown, Managing…

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Veitchi Floors the Competition

We are delighted to announce that Veitchi Flooring were winners in two categories at the Contract Flooring Association / Contract Flooring Journal 2022 national awards held on Friday 9th September in Warwickshire. The event was hosted by comedienne Jo Caulfield and from six nominations picked up the following awards: Winners: Flooring in Education – Colleges & Universities: Stirling Campus, Stirling Working with Polyflor Ltd, Forbo Flooring Systems, Interface and Altro Limited Winners: Flooring in Sports & Leisure: Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh Working with Altro Limited,…

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VEITCHI FLOORING NOMINATED IN 6 CATEGORIES IN UP AND COMING CFA / CFJ AWARDS

Veitchi Flooring have been shortlisted in six categories for the up and coming CFA / CFJ annual awards to be held at Coombe Abbey, Warwickshire on the 9th September this year. Following on from our success of last year the nominations are as follows: Flooring in Hotels Premier Inn, Princes St, Edinburgh Veitchi Flooring with Altro, Amtico, Cavalier, Polyfor and Jaymart Flooring in Education – Colleges & Universities Stirling Campus, Stirling Veitchi Flooring with Polyflor, Forbo Flooring Systems, Interface and Altro Flooring…

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VEITCHI INTERIORS NATIONAL FIS AWARD WINNERS

At an awards ceremony held at the prestigious Royal Lancaster Hotel in London Veitchi Interiors won the award for the euroform sponsored best UK Steel Framed System for their work at the Holiday Inn Express in Edinburgh. Following on from our success of previous years the team produced an exceptional project catching the judges eye with its innovative problem solving and environmental efficiency. The judges commented “Using this type of system there is Zero Waste and site waste…

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Veitchi Stepping it Up!

The annual Veitchi Value Step into Summer challenge has ended and well done to all the ‘’athletes’’ of Veitchi who participated in this year’s step challenge and helped make the competition such a success. We managed to accumulate 11,504,804 steps between us all during the month of June – WHAT AN EFFORT! The results were: WINNING TEAM – 1ST PLACE Caitlin McGowan & Brian Watt 1,171,735.00 2ND PLACE Lynn Gow & Chris Lewis 1,133,083.00 3RD PLACE Megan Philpot & Michalene Mazur…

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Richardson & Starling 3 out of 3 ain’t bad!

Richardson & Starling recently attended the Property Care Association (PCA) National Awards ceremony in Coventry where they won awards in all 3 of the categories they entered. The awards were for: Staff Training and development – Winner Project of the Year – Highly commended Outstanding Customer Service – Highly commended The judges felt that in all 3 categories Richardson & Starling showed great professionalism and care towards both our staff and customers and praised the team for their…

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Veitchi Value £6000 Give Away

We are now 4 months into 2022 and gratefully things are easing vis a vis Covid restrictions. This has enabled the Veitchi Value social and charitable committee to get back to work raising money for your nominated charities for 2022. So far we have raised £6000 from events such as Pancake Tuesday, The Easter EGGstravaganza, Give it Up Take it Up (GUTU) challenge, Give as you Earn, Dress down days and Football cards and sweepstakes. We decided that…

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Keith Barton of Richardson & Starling Retires

We are delighted to announce that Keith Barton, assistant branch manager with Richardson and Starling in Kirkcaldy is retiring after 16 year’s service with the company. Keith has worked in many branches throughout his time with us and has contributed well to the business wherever he has been. Keith is retiring to spend time travelling with his wife and will likely be seen touring the country with his caravan on tow. Graham Bruce, Managing Director of Richardson &…

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Give it Up Take it Up Challenge

Coinciding with lent the Veitchi Group decided to offer a challenge to staff to either give up something or take up something healthy over the period of lent. 25 highly motivated individuals took up the challenge making some heavy duty sacrifices such as giving up smoking, chocolate, swearing, alcohol and fizzy drinks as well as taking up swimming, walking, daily acts of kindness and Hmmmmm meditation. The six members of staff who lasted the pace were Marie Brannan,…

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Veitchi Win Europa League

The Veitchi Group 5-aside team comprising of James Martin (captain) Cal Graham, Kieran McIntyre, Scott Turner, Connor Murphy and Finlay Milliken won the Business Fives National Finals event held at Glasgow Townhead Powerleague on 7th April. A shout out also to Liam Johnstone and Liam Mitchell who were involved in the event that saw the team qualify for these finals. The boys sporting their stunning Veitchi branded kit progressed through their first league section before being narrowly knocked…

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Richardson & Starling Community Benefits in Fife

As part of our working partnership with Fife Council, Richardson & Starling have assisted 4 local charities in the Fife area by donating £4000 to help deal with mental health and social care issues, substance abuse, youth development and families in need of support. The 4 charities who each received £1000 were: SAMH             SAMH operates in over 60 communities working with adults and young people providing mental health and social care support services in primary care, schools and…

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