Latest News Articles by Noelle McElhatton
Dear (future) Prime Minister: a wish list from the art and antiques trade06 July 2016
As our next Prime Minister negotiates our exit from the EU from September, she/he will have many pressing priorities. In this 'letter' the industry sets out its own priorities in the hope of relief from the red tape that bedevils our sector
Our post-Brexit wish list and concerns: dealers and auctioneers hopeful that Artist’s Resale Right will be reviewed24 June 2016
Art and antiques dealers and auctioneers are already compiling a wish-list for the industry in the wake of last week's UK vote to leave the European Union.
Art and antiques leaders call for 'cool heads and steady hands' after UK votes to leave EU24 June 2016
Art and antiques industry figures are urging “cool heads and steady hands” in the wake of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, while stressing the UK’s continued prominence in the global art market.
Ivory on the agenda at global meeting of association heads20 June 2016
Leaders of art and antiques trade bodies from key markets are due to discuss the rising tide of regulation against ivory, and the consequent threat to the trade of antique ivory, when they meet at the annual gathering international dealers in Paris later this week.
Protest at new EU proposals to tackle looters and a ‘potentially misleading’ survey09 June 2016
The EU’s planned crackdown on terrorism funding and the way it is investigating possible legislation is a ‘big concern to the trade’.
Culture minister endorses ATG’s 2016 London Summer Capital of Art supplement06 June 2016
Antiques Trade Gazette’s London Summer Capital of Art 2016 supplement, published this week along with the weekly newspaper, has received the support of culture minister Ed Vaizey.
Criterion expand into Wiltshire with new quarterly auctions29 March 2016
London-based Criterion Auctioneers are to launch quarterly auctions in Wiltshire, targeting high-value consignments from around the UK.
Auctioneers selling alcohol told to register with HMRC by March 31 or face fines17 March 2016
Auction houses selling wine, whisky and other alcoholic drinks to other businesses face criminal convictions and fines up to £10,000 if they fail to register for a new HMRC scheme that aims to police the sale of alcohol to retailers and capture an estimated £1.2bn in unpaid tax.
TEFAF 2016: “The bubble has not burst in art market values,” delegates told11 March 2016
The global market for art and antiques may have dropped by seven per cent in sales by value last year, but this is “not a signal that the bubble has burst”, the art market’s leading economist told TEFAF 2016 delegates this morning.
Pledge for Parity with BADA09 March 2016
The British Antique Dealers’ Association is backing this year’s International Women’s Day (March 8) campaign, #PledgeForParity, by celebrating women who have successfully challenged gender stereotypes in the traditionally male-dominated fine art and antiques sector.
ATG Media appoint new chief executive07 March 2016
ATG Media, parent company of the Antiques Trade Gazette, has appointed former PayPal senior executive John-Paul Savant as chief executive officer, succeeding Anne Somers who moves to become deputy chairman.
BADA meet Treasury on tax returns01 March 2016
The British Antiques Dealers Association has met with HM Treasury officials as part of its campaign against HMRC plans to require all businesses to file tax returns on a quarterly, digital basis from 2020.
Silver Spoons of Britain book published after 10 years of research24 February 2016
Silver collector, expert and author David Constable has had a love affair with spoons since he began collecting in earnest in 1997.
BADA to campaign against quarterly tax returns31 December 2015
The British Antique Dealers’ Association is p09nning to mount a campaign with other business bodies to halt a government plan to require all businesses, regardless of size, to file tax returns on a quarterly, digital basis rather than annually.