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Tell us what you think: Inquiry launched into the impact of COVID-19 on UK Businesses

Inquiry launched into the impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses

19 Mar 2020

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee has now launched an inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses and workers.

Important information if you sell solid fuel – Government make changes to legislation to improve air quality

27 Feb 2020

British Marine members selling solid fuel should be made aware of recent Government announcements regarding the burning of such fuels for domestic heating purposes.

Have you been affected by the recent flooding?

20 Feb 2020

News coverage over the last few days has shown how widespread the flooding triggered by two major storm events has been on Welsh, Yorkshire and Midlands River systems. Rivers such as the Wye, Avon, Ouse, Trent, Kennet, Severn and parts of the Thames are reporting extremely high levels and some of their catchments are saturated.

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Last chance to have your say on the consultation on the proposed changes to the existing published Code for the Design, Construction and Operation of Hire Boats

20 Feb 2020

The consultation on the proposed changes to the existing published Code for the Design, Construction and Operation of Hire Boats (the Hire Boat Code) is nearly over, companies who will be affected by its application only have three weeks to read, assess and respond to the consultation.

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Successful conference for British Marine Inland Boating, Midlands and Tourism associations

14 Nov 2019

The joint British Marine Inland Boating, Midlands and Tourism Conference was held last week (7 November). This year’s Conference was sponsored by Black Prince Holidays, GJW Direct, Hoseasons, Savills and Shawbrook Bank.

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Call for Evidence on Domestic Shipping Air Pollution has gone live

17 Jul 2019

General News

Last week, British Marine reported on the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Clean Maritime Plan which sets non regulatory ambitions to achieve “zero-emissions” for the wider maritime sector.

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Get a grant to improve your manufacturing process

11 Jul 2019

General News

Boatbuilders, marine engineers and marine equipment manufacturers are just some of the businesses who can benefit from newly available grants through the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).

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R&D tax relief advice from Smith & Williamson

13 Jun 2019

Member news

Research & Development (R&D) tax relief applies to more business processes and design work in the marine industry than many companies are claiming for.

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MCA releases second consultation on implementation of the review of Domestic Passenger Vessels “Grandfather Rights”

06 Jun 2019

General News

This second consultation on the review of “Grandfather Rights” seeks your views on the proposals as revised since the first consultation. These requirements are intended to be applied retrospectively to the Domestic Passenger Fleet.

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British Marine enjoys successful Crick Boat Show

30 May 2019

General News

British Marine enjoyed the most successful Crick Boat Show to date. Over the four days, the team visited over 70 British Marine members to support the inland sector, discuss membership benefits and answer questions on the new British Marine Strategic Plan.

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ICOMIA releases IMO report on the Marine Environment Protection Committee’s 74th session

30 May 2019

General News

ICOMIA has released an IMO (International Maritime Organization) report following the 74th session of the Committee on Marine Environment Protection (MEPC), held recently from the 13 to 17 May 2019 at IMO in London, UK.

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British Marine seeks feedback on the new Marine Electrician apprenticeship

23 May 2019

General News

As part of the apprenticeship reforms, British Marine has opened a consultation on the new Marine Electrician apprenticeship standard.

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Join British Marine at Crick Boat Show

15 May 2019

General News

Crick Boat Show, now in its 20th year, takes place Friday 24 May – Monday 27 May showcasing the inland waterways sector. British Marine will have a dedicated membership stand at the Show which will be located within the Waterways World Boating Marquee, stand number WW86.

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Don't miss: British Marine continues series of roadshows on its exciting new vision

09 May 2019

General News

Join British Marine CEO, Lesley Robinson and some of the team at the final British Marine Roadshow held in Falmouth on Thursday 16 May 2019.

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Success for British Marine members at the Motor Boat & Yachting Awards 2019

09 May 2019

General News

British Marine members had a successful night at the Motor Boat & Yachting Awards 2019, which took place on Tuesday (7 May) at the Corinthia Hotel, London. In total, six British Marine members picked up awards or were commended for their boats.