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City of Wolverhampton wins Touchstone Award 2018

LtoR: BHC Chairman Noel Hunter OBE, Touchstone winner Wolverhampton TSS Service Manager, Paul Dosanjn, Touchstone winner Senior TSO Project Lead Officer, Lee Jenks,  BHC Member Robert Grice,  (Touchstone Assessment Panel and on this occasion representing Sheffield Assay Office), Doug Henry (CEO and Assay Master Assay Office Birmingham) and Adam Phillips  (London Assay Office). City of Wolverhampton Trading Standards have fought off stiff competition to win the Br…

By admin | Jun 8th, 2018
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BHC CONSULTATION 2018: OUTCOME

The Council has decided in principle that hallmarks struck overseas by UK Assay Offices should be distinguished by way of a special mark. Discussions are now taking place with Assay Offices as to what form that mark should take and once agreed it will be implemented within 1 year. READ THE FULL CONSULTATION PAPER HERE...   Statement from BHC Chairman Noel Hunter OBE: "There has been extensive discussion within the BHC at a special meeting in January and the regular meeting in March i…

By admin | May 2nd, 2018
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ANCHORCERT APPOINTS NEW SALES DIRECTOR, STEVE HAMON

AnchorCert Group, including Assay Office Birmingham, is pleased to confirm that it has appointed new Sales Director, Steve Hamon. Steve has more than 17 years’ experience as a senior sales and business development professional, including more than 4 years’ leading the UK and Eire Product Division for global testing laboratory Intertek and more than 5 years’ managing the BSI (British Standards Institution) Engineering, Testing and Kitemark divisions. Steve was officially ap…

By admin | Jan 24th, 2018
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European Commission continues to clamp down on non-compliance

REACH legislation restricting the use of hazardous substances should be common knowledge within the jewellery industry, at least for those wishing to trade within the EU. However, yet again RAPEX - the European Commission's rapid alert system for dangerous products - has highlighted offenders, in their final report for 2017, still manufacturing jewellery containing concerning levels of lead and cadmium. Although it is encouraging to see that the EC continues to be dilig…

By admin | Jan 2nd, 2018
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City of Wolverhampton wins Touchstone Award 2018

8th Jun 2018

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BHC CONSULTATION 2018: OUTCOME

2nd May 2018

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ANCHORCERT APPOINTS NEW SALES DIRECTOR, STEVE HAMON

24th Jan 2018

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City of Wolverhampton wins Touchstone Award 2018

8th Jun 2018

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BHC CONSULTATION 2018: OUTCOME

2nd May 2018

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ANCHORCERT APPOINTS NEW SALES DIRECTOR, STEVE HAMON

24th Jan 2018

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