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02122021

Get ready for next years new Plastic Packaging Tax

02 Dec 2021

A new Plastic Packaging Tax will take effect from 1 April 2022 and will encourage the use of recycled rather than new plastic within plastic packaging.

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Environment Act achieves Royal Assent and becomes law

02 Dec 2021

The purpose of the Environment Act 2021 is to increase the level of environmental protection and introduce quantifiable performance targets which can be monitored.

The winners of the British Yachting Awards were announced

Winners of the 2021 British Yachting Awards announced

01 Dec 2021

The winners of the British Yachting Awards were announced during a celebratory evening held at the Royal Thames Yacht Club on 30 November, which drew together many notable figures from the racing and cruising worlds.

21-11-2021

Are you up to date on the Recreational Craft Regulations and the new EU Export rules

25 Nov 2021

Recreational Craft Regulations (RCR) awareness and the new EU export rules - are you up to date? Could learning how to address these changes effectively help you expand your business? Let British Marine help.

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published updates to the designated standards list for the RCR

25 Nov 2021

These standards will be designated from 18 November 2021 with the previous versions losing their designation on 27 February 2023.

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Border Force provides new electronic form for pleasure craft arriving and departing from the UK

25 Nov 2021

The update now means that persons arriving or departing can notify Border Force electronically, instead of having to post a hard copy of the completed form.

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BMIB chair receives Peter Millward Memorial Award during British Marine networking event

18 Nov 2021

Last Thursday British Marine, in association with British Marine Inland Boating and British Marine Midlands held the first “physical” networking event with members in over 18 months.

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The Office for Product Safety and Standards have released new statutory guidance updates, applicable to the marine industry

18 Nov 2021

The Office for Product Safety and Standards has updated a number of Statutory Guidance documents, which are all applicable to the marine industry for both Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Prepare for new Border Controls

18 Nov 2021

The Government's timetable for the full implementation of Border Controls on imports is scheduled to start on 1 January 2022 when full customs declarations and controls will be introduced.

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Rules of Origin grace period to end

18 Nov 2021

From 1 January 2022 businesses will have to demonstrate that they are compliant with the new UK - EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement rules and be able to prove the origin of their products.

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