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Bransom promotes Daren Daniels to associate sales and marketing director

Bransom promotes Daren Daniels to associate sales and marketing director

Bransom Retail Systems has promoted Daren Daniel to the board of directors as associate sales and marketing director. In his new role, Daniels will assume overall responsibility for the expanded sales team at Bransom, which over the last two years, has almost doubled with the addition of several dedicated business development and marketing personnel. Chris

HOT 100 2011: Dominic Gommersall

Lumbers boss battled brain tumour to keep Leicester store on top. As we build up to the Professional Jeweller Hot 100 2012 in association with The Company of Master Jewellers and supported by gold partner Ti Sento, we indulge in looking back to the leading lights of the jewellery industry who made it into the

XMAS Q&A: Dominic Gommersall, Lumbers

Owner of Leicester jeweller gives his thoughts on Christmas 2011. Dominic Gommersall, the owner of Leicester jeweller Lumbers who was named as a Ti Sento Retail Star in the Professional Jeweller Hot 100 2011, takes time out to give his thoughts on festive trading in 2011. Read on to find out how the Bank of

Going green without going into the red

FSB says small businesses need extra financial support to go green The FSB has said that, although most small businesses are keen to be more environmentally friendly, they need extra financial support in order to do so. In its latest report, Making Sense of Going Green – small businesses and the low carbon economy, the

Manchester and London set to Dazzle this Christmas

Dazzle jewellery exhibitions attract 150,000 shoppers each year. Manchester and London are to play host to Dazzle contemporary jewellery exhibitions again this Christmas. Dazzle will transform the foyers of the Royal National Theatre into a bazaar for the 30th time in December, with over 90 designers exhibiting between 3,000 and 4,000 pieces. The exhibition, which

End of an era as Emagold UK disbands

British jewellery manufacturers group exhibits for last time at IJL. British manufacturers group Emagold UK has announced that it will be formally disbanding following International Jewellery London (IJL) this September. The group will be exhibiting for the last time at IJL in Earls Court in what has been described as the ‘end of an era

BJA announces new CEO

Organisation appoints Simon Rainer as its new chief executive. The British Jewellers’ Association (BJA) has announced the appointment of Simon Rainer as its new chief executive. The national trade body for the UK’s jewellery supply chain numbers amongst its members some 900 companies, ranging from individual designer makers to the UK’s largest producers, as well

Jewellery bucks self-employment boom

CMJ claims boom in redundancy led start ups is passing by jewellers. Company of Master Jewellers’ chief executive Willie Hamilton has claimed the boom in self employment predicted by the FSB is not being reflected in the jewellery industry. The CEO of the organisation, which holds a portfolio of over 220 shops, said he had

Graff jewellery robbers jailed

Mastermind of UK’s largest jewellery robbery gets 23 years behind bars Four men have been jailed for taking part in the UK’s largest ever jewellery robbery, which took place in Mayfair last August. Gems worth £40 million were stolen from the Central London store by robbers, who wore disguises and took a member of staff

FSB calls for maternity and paternity pay reform

Flexible leave could provide greater security for small businesses The FSB has launched a new flexible working report calling for major reforms in childcare and maternity leave. The report urged the government to improve the confidence of small businesses by providing certainty over employees’ family leave. Under current rules, women are allowed to take 52