More Rising Stars for Mereway New Qualifications Achieved

Leading British furniture manufacturer Mereway are delighted to congratulate Managers and staff who recently completed and passed NVQ and ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) qualifications.

Mereway continue to invest in their employees through work based training programmes and boast a low staff turnover, with a majority holding an average of 10 years’ service with the company.

From Mereway Bathrooms Sales Support Team; Lynda Blue passed NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration and colleague Julie Minshull the Advanced Apprenticeship, whilst Debra Crosby and Wendy Roe achieved their Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 in Customer Service.

From Mereway Kitchens Production, Managers Paul Torrance and Ken Bagley achieved an ILM and NVQ level 3 in Management, with Richard Weston; Transport and Mark Mills Business Development Manager in Operations, achieving ILM level 5. From Kitchen Sales Customer Service, Margaret Rose who achieved NVQ level 3 in Customer Service, and Vicky Tunley-Petherick also gained the Advanced Apprenticeship in Customer Service.

Certificates were presented by Mereway Managing Directors Bob and Richard Norris at a special event hosted at their head office in Birmingham, accompanied by Ian White from Management Training specialist company BDM who directed the ILM courses. The NVQ courses were conducted by Gordon Franks Training.

Mereway support on-the-job training and the ongoing development of skills within the workplace. 101 Mereway Kitchens and Bathrooms personnel have now undertaken a qualification in the last 2 years.

Bob Norris, Managing Director comments “These courses have introduced invaluable working practices and methods that we are able to utilise within our business.” Bob continues "They also demonstrate our commitment to developing our Management teams and staff, helping them fulfill their potential and at the same time enabling our business to meet its goals and objectives."

Left - From Left to Right: Lynda Blue, Julie Minshull, Debra Crosby, Wendy Roe from Mereway Bathrooms

Middle - Left to Right: Bob Norris MD, Margaret Rose, Vicky Tunley-Petherick, Richard Norris MD

Far Right - Left to Right: Ian White, Bob Norris, Paul Torrance, Richard Weston, Ken Bagley, Richard Norris