Alex Watson


An Update On Ellis Mather Presents Newark Festival

To all our festival family, After long discussions and difficult decisions, it is with great sadness to announce the postponement of Ellis Mather Group Presents Newark Festival 2020. Our parent company Ellis Mather Group have been working closely with Liz Hobbs Group to bring a special event every year, and Ellis Mather Presents Newark Festival has always been about the community of Newark and bringing us together in an event that is full of fun and unity for all, but most importantly in a safe environment. Discussions were held at... Read More


COVID-19 update from FIRST4MAGNETS®

A message from FIRST4MAGNETS® regarding COVID-19: Firstly, we hope all our customers are safe and well given the current situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is at times like this that we all appreciate even more the dedication and service of those on the frontline, our company has already offered our services to support our National Health Service and we will continue to do so. Our business has actively taken steps to ensure our team remains safe during these challenging times by ensuring our colleagues that can work remotely... Read More


Ellis Mather Group, Parent Company of Magnet Expert Ltd is a Living Wage Employer!

We are delighted to be able to say we are now accredited as a Living Wage Employer! The Living Wage is a voluntary scheme designed to provide employees with a wage that is calculated to the cost of living, which differs to the Government’s minimum wage which is based on median earnings. Team morale is extremely important, and ensuring that our team feel valued for the work they do and creating a working environment in which our team know they are making a real impact, is paramount to the success... Read More


It’s our Managing Director’s 10 year milestone!

Sunday marked a special day for the company and our Managing Director Matthew Ellis-Mather, who celebrated 10 years at Magnet Expert Ltd & FIRST4MAGNETS. In this time, Matthew has been instrumental in bringing success and growth to become the leading supplier of magnetic assemblies in the UK and across Europe. Matthew joined FIRST4MAGNETS® as a Customer Service Manager. From this point, Matthew became a technical apprentice of Ian Asquith, former Managing Director, this allowed him to progress through the various roles of the company. With this knowledge and experience of... Read More


Newark Dragon Boat Race 2019!

Here at Magnet Expert we are a team spurred on by helping our local communities. So when we heard about Newark’s first ever Dragon Boat Race, we jumped at the chance to be involved. We gathered up some of our best, highly motivated individuals and formed a team Paddle Oar Else! The event was hosted by Beaumond House Community Hospice and the Childrens Bereavement Centre. Here is some background about these two wonderful charities: “Beaumond House Community Hospice is a registered charity committed to providing supportive palliative care to patients... Read More


Magnet Expert Raise £222.50 For #Quids4Kids And The Children’s Bereavement Centre!

Friday 12th July marked a day of fundraising as part of Radio Newark and the #Quids4Kids campaign, in which companies across Newark and Nottingham participated with their most creative ideas to raise money for the Children’s Bereavement Centre.   The Children’s Bereavement Centre are a wonderful charity that work tirelessly to support local children and their families affected by death or terminal illness. The charity offer many supportive services which are available to children and young people aged 3-18 and their close family members. You can read more about their services... Read More


Magnet Expert Ltd Highly Commended at Newark Business Awards 2019!

We are delighted to have been finalists at Newark Business Awards and awarded 3 Highly Commended certificates for Customer Care, Businessperson of the Year and Large Business of the Year. This achievement is another to be proud of on the back of our 3 nominations and win at the FSB Awards earlier this year.   The Newark Business Awards took place on Friday 21st June, which saw the best in local business selected from hundreds of applicants attend a glamorous black-tie event at Newark Showground.   Managing Director, Matthew Ellis-Mather,... Read More


MAGNET EXPERT® are thrilled to announce we are ISO certified!

We are delighted to have been awarded ISO 9001 accreditation, which is an internationally recognised standard for quality management systems.   Through this certification, we have demonstrated we have the frameworks and systematic control of processes in place to continually improve customer satisfaction and provide services and products that meet the needs and expectations of our customers.   The scope of registration covers the design, supply and management of the manufacture of permanent magnets and magnetic assemblies.   The decision to work towards ISO 9001 accreditation aligns with our commitment... Read More


Magnet Expert Ltd are nominated for THREE awards at the Newark Business Awards 2019!

We are thrilled with the news that we have been nominated for 3 separate awards at this years Newark Business Awards! Magnet Expert Ltd, the parent company of FIRST4MAGNETS®, has been nominated for Large Business of the Year, Customer Care and our Managing Director, Matthew Ellis-Mather has been nominated for Businessperson of the Year! This fantastic news comes shortly after Matthew’s win at the FSB East Midlands Awards, where he was announced as the Young Entrepreneur of the Year. The Newark Business Awards are designed to recognise the achievements of... Read More


Magnet Expert Ltd appear on BBC Radio Nottingham to talk all things magnets!

Our Managing Director, Matthew Ellis-Mather appeared on BBC Radio Nottingham’s Alan Clifford Show yesterday to talk about his recent win at the FSB Awards, Magnet Expert Ltd and all things magnets! On the back of Matthew’s win for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the FSB East Midlands Finals, BBC Radio Nottingham approached with great interest, and wanted to talk all about the business and our passion for magnets on the Alan Clifford Show, which airs from 12pm-4pm every weekday. BBC Radio Nottingham have an average audience of... Read More