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COVID-19: High Court rules could change position on business interruption pay-outs

15 Sep 2020

British Marine understands that this week the High Court ruled that some insurance companies should have made pay outs to businesses in relation to COVID-19.

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COVID-19: New legal employer responsibilities as part of Test and Trace

15 Sep 2020

From Friday 18 September some types of businesses will have an additional legal requirement to collect contact information for staff, customers and visitors.

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COVID-19: Rule of six information for members

15 Sep 2020

Earlier this week the UK Government published the statutory instrument which sets out the ‘rule of six’ requirement.

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Make sure you understand the regulations that will apply at the end of the Transition Period

02 Sep 2020

Earlier this week, the UK Government published further information details the regulatory arrangements that will apply at the end of the Transition Period.

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Industry support for BOATS2020 with member donation of PPE visors

26 Aug 2020

As BOATS2020 presented by Southampton International Boat Show Ltd approaches, British Marine is delighted to report that the event is receiving exceptional support from the industry in many ways.

Domestic passenger vessels exempt from having gatherings of up to 30 people

Domestic passenger vessels exempt from having gatherings of up to 30 people for charter groups

26 Aug 2020

The Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) and Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed to British Marine that passenger vessels taking charter party bookings are exempt from the maximum 30 people gathering under SI 2020 No. 684.

REMINDER: Complete the British Marine survey on the proposed changes to red diesel entitlement

REMINDER - Complete the British Marine survey on the proposed changes to red diesel entitlement

20 Aug 2020

British Marine invites you to share your feedback on HMRC’s proposals to remove the red diesel entitlement for use in private pleasure craft.

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency releases a new MGN 633

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency releases a new MGN 633 with guidance on EU ship recycling regulations

19 Aug 2020

The EU ship recycling regulations part 1 came into force in December 2018 requiring all EU flagged new builds to have an Inventory of Hazardous Material (IHM).

Business Readiness Bulletin – Grants to prepare for customs declarations

Business Readiness Bulletin - Grants to prepare for customs declarations

11 Aug 2020

If you export to the EU you will have to start completing new customs declarations - Businesses can apply for 3 grants to help their business prepare for this change.

Brexit Business Readiness – Letter to medicine suppliers

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11 Aug 2020

Is your business ready for the end of the Brexit transition period? The following article details the latest information and guidance from the  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy regarding medicine suppliers.