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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.

Looking at business opportunities through tender systems? Make sure you read the new British Marine guidance document on tendering

05 Mar 2020

A lot of new business must go through the tender system, whether this is Government purchases or new business backed by financial grants or simply businesses trying to get several quotes and find the best or most suitable company to purchase from.

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The MCA release MGN 544, MGN 560 amendment 1 and MIN 607

27 Feb 2020

The MCA releases MGN 544, MGN 560 amendment 1 and MIN 607. Further details of these new MGNs and MIN are here.

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.

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Nominate your company for the British Marine Trades Association Awards 2020 in partnership with Marine Industry News

21 Nov 2019

Entries are sought for the British Marine Trades Association Awards, which will be presented at the British Marine Trades Association Awards Dinner 2020.

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British Marine Trades Association Awards celebrate UK's top marine talent

27 Mar 2019


Some of the UK’s best leisure marine businesses and achievers were last night (26 March 2019) celebrated at the British Marine Trades Association Awards 2019.

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Nominate your company for the British Marine Trades Association Awards

24 Jan 2019

Don't miss your chance to nominate your business for the British Marine Trades Association Awards which will be presented at the association's annual Awards Dinner at this year's British Marine Expo 2019.

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Get a grant to improve your manufacturing process

11 Jul 2019

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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

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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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TYHA announces new Chairman

23 May 2019

General News

Colin Watts was elected the new Chairman of The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) at the association's recent AGM and takes over from Simon Haigh of Quay Marinas. His appointment coincides with his 20th year as a TYHA director.

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Don’t miss this year’s THYA Summer Marinas Networking Tour, sponsored by Inland & Coastal Marina Systems

15 May 2019

This year’s The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) Summer Marinas Networking Tour, sponsored by Inland & Coastal Marina Systems will take place in the West Country from Wednesday 19 - Thursday 20 June 2019. It will consist of visits to seven marinas via VIP coach, followed by a fantastic boat trip around Plymouth Sound.

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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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TYHA AGM - 15 May 2019

09 May 2019

The Yacht Harbour Association’s (TYHA) annual AGM takes place next week on Wednesday 15 May in Shepperton and is open to all TYHA members.

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Marine industry invited to enter inaugural Maritime UK Awards

09 May 2019

General News

British Marine calls on the marine industry to enter the inaugural Maritime UK Awards. A brand-new, national awards programme celebrating the breadth of the UK’s £37.4bn maritime sector was launched recently by Maritime UK.

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New campaign focuses on antifouling

09 May 2019

General News

Boat owners are being urged to ‘Protect, Collect and Dispose’ as part of a new initiative promoting best practice for antifouling vessels.

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British Marine Marina Conference sponsored by Walcon successfully delivered in Bournemouth

09 May 2019

General News

Ahead of the boating season, nearly 100 marina professionals gathered in Bournemouth to share knowledge, learn and network.