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MCA consultation for the inclusion of new guidance for meeting the needs of persons with reduced mobility on small passenger vessels

06 Jan 2022

The reason for looking to publish an Amended version of the MGN is to update it in certain areas due to changes in legislation (as bits are now outdated), documentation, practice and also obtain the views of interested parties.

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New rules for towing a trailer take effect

23 Dec 2021

The UK Government has changed the licensing rules for towing a trailer for individuals that passed their driving test after 1 January 1997.

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Chancellor announces further financial support for businesses hit by Omicron - including grants for hospitality and leisure businesses

23 Dec 2021

The Chancellor has announced that additional support will be available for businesses which have been impacted by the spread of the new Omicron COVID variant. The new bailout package consists of four elements.

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British Marine Announcement: BOOT Düsseldorf

23 Dec 2021

Following the news that only German citizens and residents may travel from the UK to Germany, British Marine would like to provide members who may be exhibiting at BOOT Düsseldorf with information

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British Marine Sentiment Poll 2021: Have your say!

23 Dec 2021

British Marine is conducting research on the performance and outlook of businesses operating in the UK marine industry.

New customs and VAT changes affecting boat owners from 1 January

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17 Dec 2021

Boat owners are being urged to prepare for new customs reporting changes that will come into force in the New Year.

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Boaters and Boat Owners Survey 2021: We need your help!

16 Dec 2021

British Marine is launching an important new consumer survey of UK boaters and boat owners, in collaboration with research sponsor Navigators and General.

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Environment Agency publishes its response to the consultation on its future charging regime

08 Dec 2021

Earlier this month the Environment Agency published the long-awaited response to its consultation on boat registration charges from January 2022.

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CBI November Economic Brief

08 Dec 2021

British Marine members can now access the latest November economic brief from the CBI

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Face masks become mandatory in shops and indoor settings across England

02 Dec 2021

Earlier this week it became mandatory to wear a face covering in shops, maritime ports, and other indoor settings, as set out by the UK Government in its latest guidance.

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