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Matt Newby

17/05/2016

Need magnets quick? Get same day dispatch until 4pm from first4magnets.com

Magnet Expert Ltd, the UKs number one retailer of permanent magnets is improving its already renowned customer service by extending its same day dispatch policy to include every telephone and online order placed via first4magnets.com until 4pm. Whether you are a business or private customer, you can take advantage of same-day dispatch before 4pm. With 20,000,000 magnets in stock and a range of delivery options including First Class Royal Mail for just £1.45 (exc. VAT), or guaranteed next-day delivery before 5pm or 12pm Magnet Expert can meet the most urgent... Read More

03/05/2016

First4magnets.com now accepts EURO payments

Magnet Expert Ltd, a leading UK based supplier of permanent magnets and magnetic assemblies has made its online shop, first4magnets.com, even easier to use for its European customers by allowing customers to browse  and purchase any of the websites 700 plus products in EUROS (€). European customers from outside the UK can now benefit from the ease of completing transactions in their home currency, avoiding potentially costly foreign currency transaction fees imposed by the customer’s bank and fluctuating exchange rates. Matthew Ellis, Managing Director of Magnet Expert Ltd said: “In... Read More

22/04/2016

Young robot engineers attract support from first4magnets in European robotics competition

First4magnets are proud to have supported three teams of budding robotics engineers and programmers from University of Southampton in their quest for supremacy at the Eurobot UK final, hosted by Middlesex University on Thursday, 21 April, 2016. This year’s theme was ‘Beach Bots’ and the fierce competition saw each team and their autonomous robot go head-to-head with 30 other teams in a series of beach-themed agility and technical skill-based tasks including magnetically retrieving ferrous fish, hoisting flags and building sandcastles. Each team sponsored by first4magnets donned t-shirts and proudly displayed... Read More

04/04/2016

Magnetic sculpture ‘Hollow’ attracts creative public at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

First4magnets are proud to have supplied the magnets used in Jenny Hall’s current exhibition, ‘Hollow’ that puts the audience centre stage as they move, stack, explore and discover within the exhibition itself, which explores mining and the links between destruction and construction. Hollow officially opened at 6pm Friday, 1 April 2016 at Aberystwyth Arts Centre with an artist talk and a presentation by the seminal artist and curator Marc Rees and has already met with great enthusiasm as young people and adults alike get to grips with boxes that connect... Read More

31/03/2016

Management buyout marks new era for Magnet Expert Ltd

Magnet Expert Ltd, the parent company of first4magnets®, has been bought from chairman Ian Asquith in a transaction advised on by Roy Farmer and Jenny Moore of Dains Corporate Finance. The management buyout, led by managing director Matthew Ellis, follows a record-breaking year for the company. The company has been acquired by the existing management team consisting of managing director Matthew Ellis, operations director Stuart Mather, finance director Lindsey Melady and sales director David Gault with previous owner Ian Asquith retaining a significant minority stake and moving into the role of... Read More

21/01/2016

First4magnets supports national homelessness charity Crisis

Over the Christmas period Crisis welcomed more than 4,000 homeless people in from the cold across the UK, and throughout 2016 a further 10,000 homeless people will learn, find jobs and build confidence; helping them leave homelessness behind for good. All because of the work done by the charity and it’s 10,000 volunteers. In our December newsletter, we pledged to make a donation from every order placed over the Christmas period to this very worthy cause and have subsequently donated £250 to the charity. Matthew Ellis, Managing Director at first4magnets... Read More

11/01/2016

Create magnetic walls, anywhere

Magnets are no longer confined to the fridge or noticeboard with the new range of magnetic wall coverings supplied by first4magnets, including magnetic plaster and magnetic paint. Now, you can make any wall in your home or office magnetic with a few easy-to-install materials. Magnetic Plaster by British Gypsum Magnetic plaster is the latest innovation in interior and workspace design, providing ultimate flexibility and using the power of magnets to create interactive spaces at home or in the office. It’s perfect for creating a picture gallery without hooks or nails... Read More

15/12/2015

First4magnets to help 1,000 young people spread the word about foodbank services

Over 1million people used foodbanks in the UK last year, that’s one in 64 people who without the help of charitable foodbank donations, would have not been able to feed themselves or their families. When The Sulgrave Youth Club in Hammersmith reached out to the team at first4magnets for assistance with their youth-led awareness raising campaign, we were only too happy to help. Senior Youth Worker, Poonum Chamdal from The Sulgrave Club contacted first4magnets to explain: “For the past three months, our members have been running a food collection project... Read More

14/12/2015

First4magnets help enthusiasts restore their model locomotives

Building model railways is a pastime enjoyed by thousands of people around the world; enthusiasts are stirred by a childhood fascination in mechanical marvels and fanatics include many you wouldn’t expect. Famously, Rod Stewart, Roger Daltrey and the late, great Frank Sinatra all own and have talked about their love for model railways. Magnets have had a long association with model-making and model railways and as magnets have got stronger and smaller, their uses have grown! Typically, they are used for coupling and decoupling, holding scenery in place and most... Read More

15/05/2015

Chat live with the magnet experts at first4magnets.com

First4magnets, the UK’s number one online retailer of magnets and magnetic assemblies, has further enhanced its five-star customer service by introducing a live chat function to their website. Available Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm the live chat box gives users instant access to first4magnets’ team of technical experts. If you have a question about magnets or need help selecting the right magnet for your project then the new live chat function is the quickest and easiest way to get assistance from the experts. Sales Director, David Gault said following... Read More