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  • 23/10/2014
    Learning lessons from British Cycling at 13th International Sailing Summit
    Next month, Terry Greenwood of British Cycling will be speaking at the 13th International Sailing Summit (ISS). He will reveal the concept behind the triumphant revival of British Cycling as inspiration of an ambitious future for the sailing industry.
  • 23/10/2014
    British excellence leads the DAME Awards 2014
    The prestigious DAME Award 2014 nominated finalists have been announced, with British design and innovation shining through as UK products account for nearly a quarter of the 45 selected entries.
  • 23/10/2014
    Marine industry announced as a Trailblazer
    The government’s spotlight shines on marine apprenticeships, with the marine industry being announced as a Trailblazer today. Within this scheme, a new boatbuilding apprenticeship will be developed by employers working together to design standards in their occupations and sectors.
  • 23/10/2014
    Spotlight on marine skills and careers as industry announced as Trailblazer
    The government’s spotlight shines on marine apprenticeships, with the marine industry being announced as a Trailblazer today. Within this scheme, a new boatbuilding apprenticeship will be developed by employers working together to design standards in their occupations and sectors.
  • 23/10/2014
    EX12 offer
    Exhibitors can remind their customers about their presence at the London Boat Show 2015 by offering them the discount code EX12 to get tickets for just £13.
  • 23/10/2014
    Exciting additions to the UK Marine Supply Chain Conference
    The BMF is delighted to announce further exciting additions to the UK Marine Supply Chain Conference programme that is taking place on Wednesday 26 November 2014 at Actions Stations, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
  • 23/10/2014
    HMRC fall back provisions
    Recently, the BMF have become aware of an increased awareness and vigilance of HMRC Officers with regard to the Revenue & Customs Brief 20/11 (Accounting for acquisition VAT on intra-EU supplies).
  • 23/10/2014
    BMF briefing note HMRC fall back provisions
    Recently, the BMF have become aware of an increased awareness and vigilance of HMRC Officers with regard to the Revenue & Customs Brief 20/11 (Accounting for acquisition VAT on intra-EU supplies).
  • 23/10/2014
    Inspiring over 200 young minds at the Shipwrights lectures
    On Wednesday 15 October 2014 over 200 apprentices, shipwrights and students, together with their employers, lecturers and guest attended the 4th Annual Shipwrights Lectures.
  • 23/10/2014
    Over 200 marine apprentices inspired by the 2014 Shipwrights Lectures
    Over 200 apprentices, shipwrights and students, together with their employers, lecturers and guests attended the 4th Annual Shipwrights Lectures held in Southampton on Wednesday 15th October 2014.