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02122021

Get ready for next years new Plastic Packaging Tax

02 Dec 2021

A new Plastic Packaging Tax will take effect from 1 April 2022 and will encourage the use of recycled rather than new plastic within plastic packaging.

02122021

Environment Act achieves Royal Assent and becomes law

02 Dec 2021

The purpose of the Environment Act 2021 is to increase the level of environmental protection and introduce quantifiable performance targets which can be monitored.

The winners of the British Yachting Awards were announced

Winners of the 2021 British Yachting Awards announced

01 Dec 2021

The winners of the British Yachting Awards were announced during a celebratory evening held at the Royal Thames Yacht Club on 30 November, which drew together many notable figures from the racing and cruising worlds.

Apprenticeship Week 2022

National Apprenticeship Week 2022

25 Nov 2021

The National Apprenticeship Week 2022 theme of ‘Build the Future’ continues from 2021, and focuses on the benefits apprenticeships can have on individuals, businesses and local communities.

21-11-2021

Are you up to date on the Recreational Craft Regulations and the new EU Export rules

25 Nov 2021

Recreational Craft Regulations (RCR) awareness and the new EU export rules - are you up to date? Could learning how to address these changes effectively help you expand your business? Let British Marine help.

Border Force provides new electronic form for pleasure craft arriving and departing from the UK

25 Nov 2021

The update now means that persons arriving or departing can notify Border Force electronically, instead of having to post a hard copy of the completed form.

21-11-2021

Life-saving signals leaflet for ships, aircraft or persons in distress published by the MCA

25 Nov 2021

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has published a new leaflet for life-saving signals which will be used by ships, aircraft or persons in distress when communicating with life-saving stations, maritime rescue units and aircraft engaged in search and rescue operations.

21-11-2021

The MCA releases a list of doctors who have stopped offering ENG1 services

25 Nov 2021

This list contains the names of doctors who were previously approved but whose approval has lapsed during the last two years, showing the date when they ceased to be approved.

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Prepare for new Border Controls

18 Nov 2021

The Government's timetable for the full implementation of Border Controls on imports is scheduled to start on 1 January 2022 when full customs declarations and controls will be introduced.

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Rules of Origin grace period to end

18 Nov 2021

From 1 January 2022 businesses will have to demonstrate that they are compliant with the new UK - EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement rules and be able to prove the origin of their products.

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