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Guidance: Apply for the Touchstone award

The British Hallmarking Council's Touchstone 2024 award for trading standards teams is open for submissions.

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HALO and Touchstone 2023 award winners announced

Winners demonstrate support for hallmarking excellence and help to protect consumers.

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Hallmarking in the spotlight at the Trading Standards Conference

Hallmarking was in the spotlight at the Chartered Trading Standards Conference in Birmingham in June 2023 with the presentation of the Touchstone Award.

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HALO Award winners announced at the Benevolent Society Ball

Two jewellery businesses with an emphasis on creating bespoke commissions are the joint winners of the HALO Award 2023.

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Guidance: Gold plated silver articles: guidance on description

Permitted descriptions for gold plated silver articles at point of sale in the UK.

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Guidance: Apply for the Hallmarking Awareness and Learning Online (HALO) award

The British Hallmarking Council's HALO award 2023 is open for submissions.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: annual report and accounts, 2022

Annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2022.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: corporate statement, 2023

Review of the British Hallmarking Councilís (BHC) 2022 achievements and its aims for 2023.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: Education and Enforcement Committee standing orders

The standing orders of the British Hallmarking Council Education and Enforcement Committee approved in April 2023.

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Touchstone 2022 winners make their mark

Intellectual property protection specialists WRi Group win the Touchstone Special Recognition Award 2022.

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Form: Touchstone Award for Trading Standards 2023

Trading Standards teams can apply for the annual Touchstone Award.

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Form: Hallmarking Awareness and Learning Online (HALO) Award 2022 (closed to applications)

The Hallmarking Awareness and Learning Online Award 2022 is closed to applications.

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Form: Hallmarking Awareness and Learning Online (HALO) Award 2022 (closed to applications)

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The Hallmarking Awareness and Learning Online Award 2022 is closed to applications.

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Hallmarking Awareness and Learning Online Award

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The British Hallmarking Council and National Association of Jewellers announce the winners of the inaugural Hallmarking Awareness and Learning Online Award.

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Guidance: Hallmarking guidance notes

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Information from the UK's assay offices giving guidance on the Hallmarking Act 1973.

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Guidance: Hallmarking in the UK: consumer protection

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This guidance is to help you know how to recognise a hallmark and who to contact about your consumer rights.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: corporate statement, 2022

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A review of the British Hallmarking Councilís (BHC) 2021 achievements and its aims for 2022.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: Council standing orders

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The latest standing orders of the British Hallmarking Council approved in April 2022.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: Technical Committee standing orders

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The latest standing orders of the British Hallmarking Council Technical Committee approved in October 2020.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: Remuneration Committee standing orders

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The standing orders of the British Hallmarking Council Remuneration Committee approved in April 2022.

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Form: Hallmarking Awareness and Learning Online (HALO) Award 2022

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The British Hallmarking Council and National Association of Jewellers announce that the HALO Award 2022 is open for jewellery retailers to apply.

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HALO Award for retailers

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The Award will be presented to the retailer who has run the most effective online initiative relating to the display of the new format Dealers Notice and education surrounding UK hallmarking.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: annual report and accounts, 2021

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Annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2021.

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Corporate report: British Hallmarking Council: annual report and accounts, 2021

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Annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2021.

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Form: Hallmarking Awareness and Learning Online (HALO) Award 2022

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The British Hallmarking Council and National Association of Jewellers announce that the HALO Award 2022 is open for jewellery retailers to apply.

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Form: Touchstone Award for Trading Standards 2022

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Trading Standards teams can apply for the annual Touchstone Award.

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Speech: Touchstone Award 2021 success stories

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The dedication and inventiveness of the winners of the 2021 Touchstone Award highlight the importance of hallmarking enforcement, writes Ken Daly in the Journal of Trading Standards.

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Guidance: Hallmarking: how businesses can comply with the law

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How to comply with hallmarking law if your business supplies items described as precious metal (gold, silver, platinum or palladium).

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New British Hallmarking Council members elected

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David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, has made 4 new appointments to the British Hallmarking Council.

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Jubilee commemorative hallmark launched

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New Diamond Jubilee hallmark is expected to inspire commemorative jewellery and silverware.

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Get your hallmarking dealers' notice

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The notice produced by the British Hallmarking Council is available here.

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Palladium hallmark becomes compulsory

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Palladium is now officially a precious metal for fine jewellery with the introduction of a compulsory UK hallmark from 1 January 2010.

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