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London Assay Office to shape new apprenticeships

London Assay Office to shape new apprenticeships

Goldsmiths’ Company dubbed a trailblazer for jewellery sector. The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office has been dubbed an ‘apprenticeship trailblazer’ for the UK jewellery sector by the government. The accolade was given at the start of National Apprenticeship Week, which began on March 3 and runs until March 7. The Goldsmiths’ Company’s Assay Office, which operates

Assay Office London undergoes lab refurbishment

New services relating to cadmium and lead testing a result of changes. The Assay Office laboratory at Goldsmiths’ Hall in London has undergone a major overhaul, providing customers with new metal testing services for jewellery. The refurbishment has bought with it new equipment including a high purity water supply and a microwave digester, the latter

Assay Office London announces Xmas opening times

Goldsmiths’ Hall & Hatton Garden offices closed for 12 days. The Assay Office London has announced its Christmas closing times, and is encouraging designers and retailers to get items hallmarked with plenty of time, to avoid a last-minute rush. The Greville Street counter in Hatton Garden and the main office at the Goldsmiths’ Hall will

Brand-i & Assay Office London partnership success

Large number of sign-ups for web legitimacy check service. At the Goldsmiths’ Company’s Assay Office in London a free service is offered to its customers to help them provide online assurance to consumers. The Assay Office has been working with national directory Brand-i for some time now “to help consumers find genuine online stockists of

Assay Office London launches new website

Site offers downloadable guidance forms and improved information. The Assay Office London (AOL) has launched an improved version of its website that it says it part of its “continuing commitment to our valued customers”. The new site aims to provide easier access to information and includes a new downloads section where clients can download and

Assay Office London launches text reminder service

Customers to receive text messages when items are ready to collect. The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office in London says it is continuing to “harness information technology” with the launch of a new text messaging service that let customers know when their goods are ready for collection, after being hallmarked. The Goldsmiths’ Company said the service

London Assay Office preps for Olympic disruptions

Office considers extending opening hours to combat traffic woes. The Assay Office London has said that it will do its best to continue to run a normal service during the 2012 Olympics and will consider extending opening hours to combat expected travel disruptions in the city caused by the Games. The assay offices in Goldsmiths’

Assay Office celebrates five years of sub-office

Smaller sub-office marks almost 1,000,000 articles since 2006 opening. The Assay Office London is celebrating five years of its Hatton Garden sub-office with a day of “special treats” lined up next week. December marks the fifth anniversary of the Greville Street Assay Office, the first off-site hallmarking facility for the Goldsmiths’ Company and Assay Office

Heathrow hallmarking scheme extended

Assay Office London negotiates lease extension on airport location. The Assay Office London has negotiated a lease extension on its Heathrow hallmarking facility. The Heathrow facility is run in association with secure transport company Brink’s Global Services and was set up to cater for companies that import or export jewellery. The service offers a time-efficient

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