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The Office for Product Safety and Standards releases updates to the guidance on timber and FLEGT licences

20 Jan 2022

The European Timber Regulations (EUTR) and Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) no longer apply in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales).

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Series of UKCA mark webinars will be run by BEIS to help businesses understand the new requirements

20 Jan 2022

The reason for running the series of webinars is to help businesses understand the new requirements that are needed for the UKCA mark, as the UK now has its own robust regulatory framework for goods.

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BEIS releases five guidance documents on the UKCA mark for the Goods Regulatory Regime in preparation for 1 January 2023

20 Jan 2022

These guidance documents have been created to make sure businesses make the necessary changes before the UK’s new product certification system comes into place.

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Maritime UK Awards 2022 to be held in Glasgow on 10 March

20 Jan 2022

From a judging panel of internationally recognised maritime leaders to an awards evening at the Glasgow Science Centre, the Maritime UK Awards are a unique and impactful way to showcase your business, and collectively, to celebrate a thriving sector.

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Health and Safety Executive eBulletin on Personal Protective Equipment at work (Amendment) Regulations

20 Jan 2022

The regulations and accompanying impact assessment extend employers and employees duties in respect of personal protective equipment to workers.

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Second Edition of the RCD Application Guide relating to Recreational Craft and Personal Watercraft for EU product placement has now been published

20 Jan 2022

The second edition of the RCD Application Guide of Directive 2013/53/EU on the harmonisation of the law of the Member States relating to Recreational Craft and Personal Watercraft, has now been published.

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The Green Blue announces a new series of free anchoring and mooring webinars

20 Jan 2022

Throughout the spring months, The Green Blue will be hosting a series of free webinars focused on sharing sustainable anchoring and mooring best practice with boaters. The webinars will be delivered as part of the LIFE Recreation ReMEDIES Seagrass Project led by Natural England

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Ed Balls confirmed as headline economist at the British Marine National Conference

18 Jan 2022

British Marine are delighted to announce that the former Shadow Chancellor, academic, author and broadcaster Ed Balls will be presenting an essential keynote speech, forecasting the future economic landscape for the marine industry.

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Henri-Lloyd proudly partners with the Green Blue Business Directory

06 Jan 2022

Passionate about producing high-quality, sustainable products, Henri-Lloyd creates stylish pieces made to last and believes in multi-functional clothing which can be used for various outdoor activities.

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MCA consultation for the inclusion of new guidance for meeting the needs of persons with reduced mobility on small passenger vessels

06 Jan 2022

The reason for looking to publish an Amended version of the MGN is to update it in certain areas due to changes in legislation (as bits are now outdated), documentation, practice and also obtain the views of interested parties.

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Ed Balls confirmed as headline economist at the British Marine National Conference

18 Jan 2022

British Marine are delighted to announce that the former Shadow Chancellor, academic, author and broadcaster Ed Balls will be presenting an essential keynote speech, forecasting the future economic landscape for the marine industry.

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Return of Scottish Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism Cross Party Group

10 Nov 2021

Last month saw the return of the Scottish Parliment Cross Party Group on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism. The group had to be re-registered following the Scottish Parliament election earlier this year and we are delighted to report that the Cross Party Group on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism will again continue. Stuart McMillan MSP will continue as Convenor with a new vice-convenor Elena Whitham MSP (for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley).

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Selling CE marked products into the EU? New rules come into force on 16 July

12 Jul 2021

British Marine wants to ensure that all UK exporters to the EU are aware that the EU Regulation on Market Surveillance and Compliance of Products (2019/1020) will apply from 16 July 2021.

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Rescheduled: Join the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) conference – FREE for British Marine members

21 Jun 2021

On 13 July from 14:00-16:00, British Marine and the MIA will bring our two communities together, online via the Zoom Platform, to share an update on the programme so far and also talk through the energy-efficient and technical solutions that are still required by the marine sector.

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British Marine reacts to Spring Budget 2021 Red letter day for the marine industry

03 Mar 2021

After months of extensive consultation and discussion with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), I am delighted that the Chancellor has today announced that the entitlement to use red diesel will be maintained for all commercial boat operators and for private pleasure craft users in Great Britain.