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Bachmann Training Publish New Spring/Winter Course Programme with a 5% Discount for British Marine Members

20 Dec 2018

Member news

Bachmann Training who specialise in Marine Electrical Upskilling has published the new course programme which British Marine members can claim an exclusive 5% discount on.


The new Marina and Boatyard Operative Standard is now approved and published for delivery

20 Dec 2018

General News

The British Marine employer group has developed the new standard in line with the Government’s apprenticeship reforms.


Proposed BSS Requirements for carbon monoxide alarms approved

20 Dec 2018

General News

Following a public consultation on proposed changes to the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS), the BSS Management Committee has decided that new BSS Requirements for carbon monoxide (CO) alarms on boats will be introduced from next April.


Is a ‘No Deal’ Brexit on the horizon?

20 Dec 2018

General News

The UK Government and EU are ramping up preparations for the UK to leave the EU with no immediate deal on the future relationship. British Marine provides an overview of all the latest updates and what other business sectors are saying.

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How to comply with the Recreational Craft Regs in a ‘No Deal’ Brexit scenario

20 Dec 2018

General News

British Marine looks at the detail and highlights the key areas for members, as the UK Government publishes draft legislation confirming how Recreational Craft Regulations compliance will be delivered should the UK leave the EU without a deal.


British Marine looks at the UK's new immigration proposals

20 Dec 2018

General News

British Marine takes a look at the Government’s proposals for the UK’s new immigration system. It is aimed at enabling employers to have access to the skills they need from around the world, following an end to free movement as the UK leaves the EU.


Benefit from a business-academic partnership

20 Dec 2018

General News

Funding is available to help UK businesses partner with academic institutes. The funding is to improve competitiveness and productivity by bringing new knowledge and skills into businesses that are looking to innovate and do things differently. Find out more about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships here.

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Round-up of the Superyacht UK Christmas Reception

13 Dec 2018

Catch up on the Superyacht UK Christmas Reception which took place on Tuesday evening. The event was attended by over 100 guests and saw a presentation about the new generation of cyber defense systems available for luxury yachts, shipping, ports and businesses. The event also raised over £3,500 for Natasha Lambert BEM, read the full story here.

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British Marine works to make Peer-to-Peer boating safer

12 Dec 2018

General News

Following the recent publicity regarding the crowdfunding campaigns for British Marine members Beds on Board and Borrow a Boat, British Marine is taking this opportunity to detail the work it has carried out over the past three years to retain safety for those who enjoy boating through this type of business model.


Damian Hinds Technical Education Speech on Technical Skills

06 Dec 2018

The Education Secretary sets out his plans to get more people into skilled jobs through a clear quality technical pathway.