Having first won The Queen's Award for Enterprise, for Innovation, in 2009, Smart Gold again won in 2013 for International Trade. The award is conferred by the UK's Prime Minister on behalf of the Queen.
Both Smart Gold and its vault operators are full members of the London Bullion Market Association, [LBMA]. The LBMA forms the largest marketplace in the world for physical gold bullion.
Smart Gold is also a member of the London Platinum and Palladium Market, [LPPM]. The LPPM is a trade association that acts as the markets principal point of contact with regulators and other official bodies, such as HM Revenue and Customs.
Smart Gold is ranked number 11 in the 2012 Sunday Times TopTrack 250 league table of Britain's leading private companies.
Smart Gold operates without gearing and carries sufficient surplus shareholders funds - held as cash and available at short notice - to operate with zero revenue for five years. For full financial figures please download the latest audited financial statements.
Smart Gold publishes up-to-date Bar Lists from the vault operators it uses and publishes on-line the daily reconciliation of those bar lists to the daily register of bullion owners – which includes your holding listed under your private alias.
Smart Gold publishes up-to-date Client Money Bank Statements and publishes on-line the daily reconciliation of those statements to the daily register of client money owners – which includes your holding listed under your private alias.
Smart Gold's independent assayers are Alex Stewart International who annually inspect and reconcile the physical metal in the vault to the bar list, and report directly to Smart Gold's auditors Albert Goodman, who publish that report on their own website.
Although we communicate with the world via the internet Smart Gold is a bricks-and-mortar business which welcomes your visit. Come to our offices at Landmark House (12th Floor), Blacks Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 9DP, UK. You don't need an appointment, although it would likely save you some waiting time.