Four of the nine men charged in connection with the Hatton Garden raid, which took place in April, have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to burgle.
Thirteen people arrested in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery raid, which took place over Easter weekend, are due to appear in Court this morning for a plea hearing.
News from Abroad
Watch brand Bulova has announced the appointment of Steve Ramsay as its managing director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
The summer edition of International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) hosted at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) began on Sunday (August 30) with approximately 400 buyers in attendance.
Careers and Education
Assay Office Birmingham (AOB) has announced changes to its senior management team to focus more on sales, business development and marketing.
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Latest Industry Opinion
Looking back to what seems like an age ago now, on June 16, when jewellery industry history was made at Goldsmiths Hall as members of the British Jewellers’ Association (BJA) and National Association of Goldsmiths (NAG) voted a resounding ‘yes’ to the merger of the two organisations - there was a real sense of optimism in the air about what this would mean for the future of the industry.
Retail Data Insight
The number of retail and leisure outlets that are empty in the UK fell by 0.2% in the first half of 2015.