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British Marine roadshows

Join us at the British Marine Roadshows

18 Apr 2019

General News

Join Lesley Robinson, British Marine CEO, and team at our inaugural nationwide Roadshows running between 1st and 16th May 2019, as she outlines British Marine’s exciting new 5-year plan, the new National Agenda, improvements to Southampton International Boat Show 2019, powered by Borrow A Boat, and the upcoming changes to our membership services.

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Red Diesel update from HMRC

18 Apr 2019

General News

Following British Marine’s response to last years' call for evidence on Red Diesel use in non-road mobile machinery, DEFRA and HMRC confirm they will not be setting out any specific proposals at this stage to change taxation of red diesel.

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Birchwood Marine approved for crowdfunding

18 Apr 2019

Member news

British Marine member, Birchwood Marine have been financially approved and have begun crowdfunding for the next generation of luxury yachts.

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Key facts you should know about the apprenticeship levy

18 Apr 2019

General News

As part of the Government’s plans to reform apprenticeships, the levy was introduced to employers who spend £3 million or more on their payroll annually – they are taxed 0.5% on this figure, which specifically funds apprenticeship training.

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The European Union releases guidance on the UK’s exit for Recreational Craft

18 Apr 2019

General News

The EU has provided additional guidance relating to the Recreational Craft Directive and the UK withdrawal from the EU

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Monty Halls headlines Marina Conference 2019 sponsored by Walcon

11 Apr 2019

British TV broadcaster and marine biologist, Monty Halls, will deliver a talk on protecting the environment and the role marinas can play in that; at this year’s Marina Conference sponsored by Walcon, which runs from 24-25 April 2019 in Bournemouth.

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Superyacht UK announces new dates and location for its established Young Designer Competition

11 Apr 2019

The annual Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition heads to an exciting new location, The Superyacht Design Forum in London’s Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. Taking place between 25 & 26 June 2019, the celebrated competition returns for its fifth edition.

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UKSA reports increased demand for Professional Yachtmaster Offshore programme

10 Apr 2019

Member news

UKSA, the charity and maritime training centre based in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, has reported a growing demand for their Professional Yachtmaster Offshore qualification as the entry level programme to the professional yachting industry.

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Towergate Insurance sponsor Marina of the Year 2019

10 Apr 2019

General News

Towergate Insurance have teamed up with The Yacht Harbour Association as the lead sponsor of the prestigious Marina of the Year 2019 awards, further showing their support for the marine industry, marinas and berth holders alike.

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Applications open for an Exhibitor Representative position

10 Apr 2019

General News

Applications are now open for an Exhibitor Representative position on the Board of Directors for the British Marine Group. The application window closes at 5pm on Tuesday 30 April 2019.

 

 

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