Veitchi Group Centenary Year Charity Fund

  • By Gedas Barodica
  • 28 Feb, 2017
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The Veitchi Group was incorporated as a limited company on 20th March 1917. The Group would like to celebrate this with a year of charitable activity involving all of our staff, partners and everyone else who has a generous spirit and would like to join us!

We have 20+ fundraising activities scheduled through the year and 17 supported charities that were suggested by our employees. We will be gathering funds through the year and finalise the campaign on the 22nd of December, during the Veitchi Group Centenary Auction.

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Here is the list of charities that we are going to support:

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Scheduled fundraising events


Continuous Fundraising Activities

Several of our charitable events will be ongoing throughout the year. It is hoped that people will get involved and donate to our food banks / give blood and participate in our around the branch Spinathon . Our painting canvas will be visiting our branches through the year and we are looking forward to uncovering our own Jackson Pollock’s .
Veitchi group charity activities

Events organized by individual Veitchi Group Companies and their branches

In addition to the organized events noted above it is hoped that individual employees/branches will be motivated to get involved in any way they can. Below you can see listed activities that have already been successful in raising funds. If any employee wishes to do their own fundraising event such as a sponsored walk etc. that would be encouraged by the company who would happily pay half of the event entry fee .


GAYE Scheme

Give As You Earn scheme or GAYE is a tax-effective way to get money to charity. The Veitchi group have operated the GAYE fund since 2001. Employees contribute monthly from their salary and the company matches those contributions. Since 2001, the company has donated over £185 000 to various charity organizations.

 If you have any questions regarding the campaign you can contact us 

on charity@veitchi.com or via phone 0141 647 0661

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There are more than 400 member companies in the PCA covering the UK and R&S came top after all member companies had been audited.

We also came top for the Project of the Year award for our contract at Double Row in New Lanark contracted by our Glasgow office and won the Training and Staff Development category.

Graham Duncan, Managing Director, said: “ We are proud to win these prestigious awards and I would like to thank all our staff who work hard to deliver a quality service.”

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