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Houlden to focus on Jewellers of Excellence brand at Summer Getaway

The Houlden Group will focus on its recently introduced consumer-facing brand, Jewellers of Excellence, at  its Summer Getaway event from June 23 to 25. The members and suppliers event will be held in East Sussex, including guest speakers, workshops, buying opportunities and a golf tournament. Members will be given an update on the future of

T H March promises swift insurance settlements for Hatton Garden victims

Leading jewellery trade insurance broker T H March has broken its silence over the Hatton Garden robbery in a bid to reassure customers who were victims of the heist. T H March has welcomed the news that significant progress has been made by police towards solving the recent multi-million pound Hatton Garden Heist and says

Hatton Garden eight remanded in custody until court date

The eight men formally charged with conspiracy to burgle Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd have been remanded in custody until their time in Southwark Crown Court on Thursday June 4.  The men appeared before Westminster Magistrates Court today (May 21). The individuals have been named as… Terry Perkins – 67 of Heene Road, Enfield John

Eight men formally charged over Hatton Garden heist

Eight men have been formally charged with organising the raid on Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd, according to an update by Scotland Yard. The Met Police’s Flying Squad charged the men with conspiracy to burgle on Wednesday evening. They will all appear before Westminster Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday May 21). A ninth man who was

Two further arrests made in Hatton Garden raid investigation

A fresh report from the Metropolitan Police explains that two more individuals have been arrested in connection with the raid on Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd – taking the total number of arrested suspects up to nine. A 58-year-old man and a 43-year-old man were arrested yesterday afternoon (May 19). Detective Superintendent Craig Turner, head

Scotland Yard admits Hatton Garden alarm failings

A statement from Scotland Yard has admitted that security procedures were not properly followed when an alarm sounded at Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. The statement reads: “In respect of the police response to the intruder alarm we are now in a position to confirm that on this occasion

Seven arrested in Hatton Garden raid investigation

The Met Police has announced that seven suspects in the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd raid have been arrested. The contents of 56 safety deposit boxes were stolen during the carefully orchestrated attack on the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. 12 addresses in the London and Kent areas were raided by more than 200 police officers at

Amazon and M&S named UK’s most meaningful brands

Havas Media has launched its Meaningful Retail study, highlighting the average UK consumer’s preferred choice of brand and the value consumers place on brands, including Amazon, Marks & Spencer and John Lewis. The study is designed to measure the value consumers place on a brand name; in turn helping retailers to understand what influences consumer