The British Jewellery, Giftware & Finishing Federation Benevolent Society

The principal objective of the society is to assist financially persons, or their dependants, working or previously worked in the trades embraced by the British Allied Trades Federation who in old age or through infirmity, disablement or ill health are in conditions of need: to support education and training by providing for bursaries or other financial support. 

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

People in need, and their dependants, who have worked in the industries that include jewellery manufacture and distribution, giftware, surface engineering and travel goods and fashion accessories.

Provision is given in financial grants for specific items (eg fridges, freezers, carpets, televisions, winter coats, boots, spectacles property repairs and so on) and/or by giving quarterly grants.

For more information on the fund and how to apply: 

How to apply?

The Society has tried to make application as simple as possible but if you have problems in completing the application form, you can contact Laura Banner to discuss this, email -

Depending upon your location, it may be possible to arrange for our representative to visit you to help you with your application and to discuss ways in which we may be able to help you.

Applications can be made through the website,

Contact details

Federation House
10 Vyse Street
B18 6LT

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