A Cambuslang constructionindustry sub-contractor is aiming to get 100 people to dance for as long as they can to mark its first century in business.
As part of a year-long series of events aimed at fostering employee engagement and raising money for charity, the Veitchi Group are celebrating 100 years by hosting a Zumbathon in its car park.
The group, which last year relocated its headquarters back to Cambuslang after 50 years in Rutherglen, aims to launch the events including several fitness and charity initiatives, solely focused on engaging every member of staff and promoting healthy living.
Along with the Zumbathon on May 7, a virtual cycle around the company’s 13 offices is set to take place and they also held a football tournament at Toryglen Regional Football Centre.
Managing director Jim Preston said he was delighted to be marking the milestone with all members of staff.
He commented: “To reach a century in business is a fantastic achievement and an incredibly proud day for everyone at the Veitchi Group.
“Everyone contributes to the continued success of the group – from flooring to contracting, building preservation and house building – so we wanted to ensure all of our staff feel inspired to contribute to the next century of business.”
Last year the firm relocated its headquarters from Bouverie Street in Rutherglen to a 20,000 sq ft facility on the banks of the River Clyde, where the business first had its roots.
The origins of the company can actually be traced back prior to its 1917 incorporation to 1912 when its flooring division equipped the Titanic prior to its
On the ball Staff from Veitchi Group, at the recent football tournament