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Hallmarking requirements and the EU

Recognition of hallmarks From 1 January 2021, obligations to recognise equivalent EU hallmarks ended in Great Britain. For the Northern Ireland market EU hallmarks will continue to be recognised. • Any product already on the market before 1 January 2021 will continue to be legal. • Any new stock entering the GB market will require a UK hallmark or Common Control Mark. • Any new stock exported to EU members will require a mark recognised by those countries.

By admin | Feb 5th, 2021
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The Birmingham Assay Office raise £5000 for Birmingham’s NHS Heroes

The Birmingham Assay Office is delighted to announce it has raised and donated £5000 to University Hospitals Birmingham Charity to support NHS heroes across Queen Elizabeth, Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals who are working tirelessly to care for patients during this critical time of need.

By admin | Jan 21st, 2021
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National Lockdown - Update from the Birmingham Assay Office

Birmingham Assay Office will continue to operate across all of its trading divisions during the current lockdown announced by the Government last night.

By admin | Jan 5th, 2021
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