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Jewellery experts to form Goldsmiths’ Company advice panel

Jewellery experts to form Goldsmiths’ Company advice panel

The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office has announced a list of experts who will make up its first ever Q&A panel at its annual ‘Make Your Mark’ programme. Confirmed panelists, who will be answering visitor’s questions during the sessions will be: Elizabeth Bone, studio jeweller, Monique Daniels, jeweller, Percy Emmett, trainer and coach, Ruth Faulkner, editor

Q&A: Jolyon Marshall on how to hire a shop floor star

Would you like to see your next employee as one of Professional Jeweller’s Shop Floor Stars? If the answer is yes, this recruitment advice by Jolyon Marshall, managing director of specialist jewellery and watch recruitment company, Jolyon Marshall Limited, may just make the difference between a good staff member and a great one. Q: Is

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Esoteric Luxury founders launch Bright Sparks United creative agency

The founders of growing jewellery brand Esoteric Luxury have launched a new creative branding agency, Bright Sparks United, focusing on supporting jewellery retailers and brands with their visuals, graphics, websites and social media.  Professional Jeweller spoke to founder Satbir Tamber to find out why he made the decision to start his own agency, how he plans to

FEATURE: Insurance claims in the post-Hatton Garden raid era

The Hatton Garden heist has shaken the industry; not just for those whose goods were stolen, but for those who have niggling doubts about the quality and cover of their insurance policies too. Experts from T H March, Assetsure and the British Insurance Brokers’ Association offer their insights for concerned jewellers Arrests have been made

Bira unveil 2015 summer tour details

The British Independent Retailers Association (bira) will be focusing on valuable time and money saving tips as they take to the road once again this summer to offer advice to independent retailers in towns across the UK. Bira will be working with the 2014 winning locations of the Great British High Street, to spread the

SOCIAL MEDIA: Expert advice to boost your Facebook

With 1.39 million active monthly users, chances are if your business is online you’ll have a Facebook page. However, a Facebook presence alone is not enough. To be successful you need to attract customers and to do this you will need to build an audience that interacts with your brand. Simon Horton of ShopIntegrator suggests

Cookson Gold boost call centre hours for customers

Phone lines now open from 8am to 8pm for accessible advice anytime. Jewellery making supplier Cookson Gold has extended its call centre opening hours, ensuring its customers can benefit from more accessible advice regarding available products and outstanding orders. Phone lines will now be open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday. In a survey

IJL and NAG launch drop-in Advice Clinics

Free talks to give visitors one-on-one time with retail experts. International Jewellery London (IJL) are launching a series of special Advice Clinics, sponsored by the National Association of Goldsmiths, to enhance its free seminar programme at Olympia in August 2014. The drop-in clinics are designed to give visitors and exhibitors the opportunity to meet experts

JewelStreet adds Alexander Davis to advisory board

Designer to help position online marketplace as trend and fashion-led. JewelStreet has appointed British jewellery designer Alexander Davis to its advisory board as the online marketplace seeks to reposition its offer as more fashion-led. The JewelStreet website launched in late 2012 and, rather than operating like a traditional online retailer, has no direct dealings with