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  • McKellars wins two indie business awards
    McKellars have been announced the winners of best independent retailer for two awards ceremonies, the Lanarkshire business award (LBA) and the Scottish business award (SBA). It revealed the LBA took place on the 9 October at the Radstone Hotel, Strathaven where McKellars was nominated for best independent retailer for South Lanarkshire and came out on. […]
    Emily Curryer
  • Sustainability a ‘top priority’ when purchasing diamonds, report finds
    Sustainability considerations now rank alongside price and design for global consumers when purchasing diamonds, according to new research by De Beers Group. In the company’s eighth annual Diamond Insight Report, it takes an in-depth look at the topic of sustainability in the diamond sector, including how sustainability considerations are influencing consumer decisions relating to natural […]
    Hemma Visavadia
  • Chancellor unveils 50% rates discount for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure 
    Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a 50% discount on business rates for the hospitality, retail and leisure sectors (up to £110,000), equating to a business tax cut worth £1.7bn, the biggest single-year rates cut for firms in over 30 years. Unveiling his latest Budget in the Commons today (27 October), Sunak said it will help […]
    Heather Sandlin
  • F.Hinds partners with BBC Children in Need
    High Street jewellers, F.Hinds has announced that it has partnered with BBC Children in Need for 2021 to help raise money that will benefit disadvantaged children and young people across the UK. The business will be raising money for the charity across its estate of 115 and 12 Chapelle stores across the UK, from 1 […]
    Hemma Visavadia
  • Petra Diamonds sees revenues surge 48% to $114.9m
    Petra Diamonds has revealed its Q1 FY22 revenues increased by 48% during the three-month period ending 30 September. It reported revenues of US$114.9m (£83.1m) compared to Q1 FY 2021 which was US$77.7m (£56.2m). The company said this was driven by proceeds from the sale of Exceptional Stones during the quarter totalling US$50.2 (£36.3m). Diamond prices […]
    Jaskeet Briah