TG staff are put through their paces at army barracks

Published:  02 April, 2014

Two employees have returned from ‘Exercise Midland Leader’ at Gamecock Barracks, Nuneaton, following an invitation from their managing director, Tudor Griffiths of TG Group.

Matt Nicholls, a supervisor at TG Builders Merchants in Ellesmere, and Nick Arterton, who works in the Nantwich branch as a counter sales assistant, joined 13 other young executives and 34 army reservists to gain some valuable personal leadership skills.

Mr Nicholls said: “I really enjoyed the three days. It was tough and demanding but I feel I have learned a lot and I would recommend others to try it if they get the opportunity.”

Mr Arterton added: “I didn’t know what to expect, but it was interesting to compare us civilians with the reservists. We had different perspectives but it was a great experience both physically and mentally.”

Mr Griffiths said: “I’m a strong supporter of the Army Reserve and was delighted when Matt and Nick stepped forward to test themselves in this way. I’m sure they – nd our company – will benefit from the weekend, and that it will live in their memories for a long time.”

Sign Up

For the Builders' Merchants News enewsletter.

In the spotlight

We have vacancies all over the UK for those who work within the Building Supplies sector.

Events Diary