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International Freight Costs - Unprecedented Challenges in 2021 Since October 2020, container freight costs have increased from approximately US$2,200 /feu (40ft) to around US$10,000/feu within a matter of 10-12 weeks. Industry professionals are forecasting further spot-rate increases in January 2021, with one UK forwarder confirming this week (early January), that rate quotes have now hit $13,000 per 40ft high-cube on...
What could be better than hearing that we have been voted the cream of the crop in the Great British Growing Awards? This year, more than ever before, people have been spending their time in the garden and on the allotment, and the gardening enthusiast readers of Grow Your Own Magazine have voted in their thousands to give the Gold...
We are very happy to announce that our Razorsharp Advantage Telescopic Ratchet Anvil Loppers have been voted one of the top products in the UK by industry magazine upgardener.co.uk . Their experts tested multiple models on their reach, manoeuvrability, quality of materials and cost. The Anvil Loppers were widely praised for their ratchet-and-gear system, super-sharp blades, handle-locking mechanism and the...
The Spear & Jackson Kew Gardens Collection The Spear & Jackson Kew Gardens Collection was first launched in 2013. Kew’s Horticultural team continues to work closely with Spear & Jackson on the development of the range and rigorous testing processes ensure the quality and performance that befits the brand. The result is a unique, range of premium garden hand tools...
The INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR planned in Cologne from 1 March 2020 has been postponed to a new date in February 2021. This is how Koelnmesse is responding to the increasingly acute global situation around the recent occurrence of the coronavirus. In addition to the countries in Asia already hit by the virus, Italy has now become the first European state...
Spear & Jackson will be showcasing their globally recognised range of Eclipse Professional hand tools at Eisenwarenmesse 2020 - International Hardware Fair in Cologne. Decision-makers all over the world make use of this number one event for the hardware industry to discover new products, innovations and market trends. Taking place at the Koelnmesse Exhibition Centre in Cologne from 1 st...
Earlier this month we were delighted to make a donation of garden tools to support the restoration of the house and gardens at Wentworth Woodhouse, a stately home in South Yorkshire located close to S&J head office. The preservation trust restoring the mansion near Rotherham recently launched a 50-items long Wishlist allowing their supporters to gift or donate items costing...
On Sunday 22 nd September 2019, Team S&J took part in the Sheffield 10k Corporate Challenge to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice in Sheffield . 5 members of staff from Spear & Jackson UK made up part of the team, as part of the Spear & Jackson Group of companies. The eight employees began the race at the starting...
We are pleased to introduce a selection of brand new high-reach, tree pruning tools as part of our market leading Razorsharp cutting range. The new tools were introduced earlier this week to the Garden Trade and Press at the UK’s largest Garden and Outdoor Living Trade show, Glee at the NEC Reaching new heights of up to 11 feet, there...

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