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First4Magnets Migrates from HTTP to HTTPS

In recent times, web attacks and cyber security exploitation has been advancing almost as quickly as the technology that powers them has, meaning that extra steps need to be constantly taken to maintain the security of our customers valuable personal information. As you may have already noticed recently, the website has migrated from the HTTP protocol to the HTTPS protocol. This is easily noticed in the web browser by the green padlock symbol that appears to the left of the URL in the top address bar when the website... Read More



FIRST4MAGNETS®, a division of Magnet Expert Ltd, is celebrating achieving 10,000 Trustpilot reviews with an incredible score of 9.7 out of 10. On Wednesday morning, the customer service team welcomed the eagerly anticipated 10,000th review from Tracey who gave us 5 stars out of 5. She went on to say “Great little magnets. Perfect for jewellery. Incredibly fast delivery. I will buy again.” As a company, First4Magnets is built on providing the highest performing magnets in the industry with fast delivery and constant support from our team of experts. We... Read More


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

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 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 now accepts EURO payments

Magnet Expert Ltd, a leading UK based supplier of permanent magnets and magnetic assemblies has made its online shop,, 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


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


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


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


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