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CMJ board introduces new director role to support suppliers

CMJ board introduces new director role to support suppliers

The Company of Master Jewellers (CMJ) has appointed Barrie Dobson, head of sales for Lawrence Blunt, as a non-executive supplier director to the group. The CMJ board made the decision to take action to increase the level of engagement and augment the partnership with their approved suppliers by introducing the role of supplier director on

Contemporary British Silversmiths and the Goldsmiths’ Centre join forces to train next generation

Two of Britain’s jewellery industry leading associations have united in a bid to help the next generation of silversmiths up the ladder. The Contemporary British Silversmiths and the Goldsmiths’ Centre have announced they will be working in partnership this month to launch an innovative skills training programme that will protect and promote excellence in British

Leading lights of jewellery sector to speak at industry ‘Women’s Day’ event

Specialist jewellery PR agency Facets PR has announced its plans to empower women within the jewellery sector with a special event. The company, which is an all-female business, is set to host an event on International Women’s Day designed to highlight female entrepreneurs across the world who are making waves in the jeweller sector. The

Final stint of PJ Awards voting gets underway ahead of ballot lockdown

Members of the jewellery trade have just over 48 hours to enters their votes and decide the inaugural PJ Awards winners. The voting platform, which will close at 5pm on Friday 18, has been designed so that brands and suppliers vote on the outcome of the retailer categories, while retailers vote on the outcome of

FEATURE: Helping women up the career ladder

British jewellery designer Harriet Kelsall gives Professional Jeweller a glimpse of the uphill struggle women face in the jewellery industry and how she looks to empower those women. Kelsall’s jewellery career has grown from humble beginnings working at the kitchen table 19 years ago, to now heading up a team of 32 and sitting on

Pioneering women highlight mentoring gap in the jewellery industry

Influential figures from the UK jewellery industry have noticed a shortage of mentoring opportunities for women in the trade. Whether in the form of female-only networking groups, one-to-one mentoring schemes, of mixed gender organisations to encourage women, the industry as a whole provides more opportunities for men to be empowered. This issue was highlighted at

Every vote counts as lead changes hands in PJ Awards

The votes for Professional Jeweller Awards finalists continue to flood in – and it’s turning out to be a hotly-fought contest. Analysis of the results, which will be revealed on Monday 4 September at Kensington Roof Gardens, shows that the lead has actually changed hands in a number of the 16 categories during the past

Professional Jeweller Awards 2017 full shortlist revealed

Professional Jeweller has officially unveiled the finalists for this year’s Professional Jeweller Awards. Announced across three days in the Professional Jeweller newsletter, the shortlist for all 16 categories have now been revealed, with many finalists sharing their excitement through personal emails and publicly on social media. Next week we will be sharing how the next