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British Marine looks at the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement

29 Nov 2018

General News

British Marine looks at some of the detail in the updated UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement and joint Political Declaration, as well as what happens next.

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The ESFA has announced changes to the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers

29 Nov 2018

Rule changes will impact training providers and employers who use Apprenticeship Levy or Government co-investment funds to deliver apprenticeship programmes. Sub-contractors will need to apply and register on RoATP by August 2019.


Have your say on BS EN ISO draft standards

29 Nov 2018

General News

A number of ISO standards have been released for public consultation. The industry can take this opportunity to review these standards and feedback any comments into the process.

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TAP Grants available for the Miami International Boat Show

22 Nov 2018

General News

British Marine has a limited amount of TAP Grants, to the amount of £2,000, to issue to qualifying UK companies to exhibit at the Miami International Boat Show.


Have your say on SEMTAs review of National Occupational Standards

22 Nov 2018

SEMTA is currently considering which Engineering and Manufacturing National Occupational Standard (NOS) Suites should be reviewed in 2019/2020. They are keen to hear from employers, training providers and other stakeholders regarding the content of the qualifications.

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Boating sector meets with HMRC to discuss Red Diesel

22 Nov 2018

General News

British Marine and its boating partners - the Cruising Association, the Inland Waterways Association and the Royal Yachting Association - have met with HMRC officials to discuss the future of red diesel use in private pleasure craft in the UK.

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World’s first recycled plastic boat for 'plastic fishing' grows its fleet

22 Nov 2018

Member news

Nearly a year on from the launch of the world’s first boat made from Plaswood, a second boat has been commissioned and launched – the start of a fleet of litter-collecting punts across the UK.

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The MCA seeks feedback on the draft MSN for the Workboat Code Edition 2

22 Nov 2018

The MCA is asking for industries opinion on if the draft MSN (Marine Surveyors Note) 1892 which fully explains the general purpose and accurately reflects the provisions of the Workboat Code Edition 2.

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NEW: Retention of Title Clauses in Supply Contracts

22 Nov 2018

Following questions on Retention of Title, British Marine have drawn up a guidance document that members can use in their Terms and Conditions.

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NEW: Marine Technologies qualifications available from September

22 Nov 2018

A new part time HNC/FdEng (Marine Technologies) being developed by Bournemouth and Poole College in collaboration with Bournemouth University.