This corporate statement sets out the BHC’s duties, powers, finance and membership. The BHC will continue to work with the 4 assay offices to protect the UK jewellery and precious metal trade. It will also continue to advise the government on legislation changes.
The BHC corporate statement includes the following:
a review of the 2015 objectives and to what extent these have been met
the Council’s objectives for 2016
rules and guidelines on duties and powers
finance and membership of the Council
responsibilities of the chairman and secretary
communications between the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Council