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Marine engineering scholarships for dynamic students

12 Apr 2017

The Arkwright Scholarships Trust is seeking boat and equipment manufacturers to nurture the industry’s future engineering leaders. With existing support from the Royal Navy and the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, Arkwright now wants to expose dynamic students to the small marine craft sector. Can you help?

gloucester docks

Operator sought for Gloucester Docks trip boat service

11 Apr 2017

General News

Are you an ambitious hire or passenger boat company looking for a new business opportunity? Find out how the Canal & River Trust’s National Waterways Museum Gloucester is searching for an operator to run a boat service that will show people the secrets of the city’s historic docks from the water.


Win £250 just by completing the IAC survey

10 Apr 2017

Do you employ apprentices? For the chance to win a £250 voucher, encourage your apprentices to complete the Industry Apprentice Council (IAC) survey today. Find out how to complete the survey before the deadline of 30 April 2017.


The law has changed – part 4 of our guide: products

06 Apr 2017

All products in scope and placed on the market after 18 January 2017 must be certified to the new directive. Are you ready?

Houses of Parliament

UK Parliament wants your views on maritime growth

06 Apr 2017

Stakeholders have given views, now Parliament wants th hear from companies and individuals like you on growth, leadership, MCA, skills shortage and exiting the EU.


Young Brits look to UK’s coastline, canals and lakes to enjoy physical pursuits on a regular basis

06 Apr 2017

Understand today's boaters and their behaviours. An increasing amount of people are going boating - maximise this opportunity and download the Watersports Participation Survey now.

Legal Services

The laws on data protection are changing – are you prepared?

05 Apr 2017

The way businesses are required to deal with data from individuals is changing from 25 May 2018, with the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force. Make sure you know how it will affect your business practice.


Do you use or supply Red Diesel? Don't miss your opportunity to contribute to the Government's call for evidence on Red Diesel

04 Apr 2017

General News

We need input from you for our response to Government. The call for evidence is designed to help improve the data sources available to the Government about red diesel use and contribute to a better evidence base for future policies.


Do you understand the apprenticeship reforms and have you taken steps to prepare for the changes?

03 Apr 2017

Over the next six weeks, apprenticeship funding will change. These changes include the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy for those UK companies that have an annual wage bill in excess of £3 million, which comes into force today. Find out how you can benefit from the new funding model.


Latest IMO report - SSE4

02 Apr 2017

Read what was discussed at the 4th session of the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE), held on 20-24 March 2017 and how it could affect your business.



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