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lesley robinsonDisrupted times offer great opportunity, provided you are prepared and bold enough to drive the agenda. This is why we have embraced an ambitious and exciting vision – a thriving industry delivering amazing on water experiences for everyone. It summarises our realistic ambition for British Marine’s members out to 2025 and beyond.

To drive that vision into reality, British Marine has created its first National Agenda. It is an achievable and measurable plan that has been carefully crafted by our executive team in close collaboration
with elected member representatives.

We promise that:

  • The National Agenda is an assertive plan that is being implemented now and against which we will regularly measure, report and update.
  • British Marine’s deep skills and resources will be directed towards areas of most impact for members.
  • Members will be placed front and centre of all British Marine activities with service that is personalised to needs, easily accessible and always available.
  • Quality will pervade everything we do, to provide the best membership experiences and influence the raising of standards across the whole industry.

Summarising, our Mission is to deliver outstanding services, representation and products to promote the sustainable success of our members.

This National Agenda is a clear declaration of British Marine’s determination to play a significant and measurable role in supporting you, our members. I commend it to you as our pole star for a bright
future and look forward to your input and engagement in coming months.

Lesley Robinson

CEO, British Marine

Download our full National Agenda here

 

BOATS2020 appeal to Secretaries of State rejected

17 Sep 2020

BOATS2020 which was due to take place from 11-20 September 2020 and was cancelled on the evening of Thursday 10 September, despite having a licence which was issued on 28 July, and having been setup to the strict requirements of Southampton City Council’s Public Health England COVID-19 secure requirements, has failed in its appeal to the Secretaries of State for Public Health and Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Last chance to renew your British Marine membership before the 21 September deadline!

17 Sep 2020

British Marine has not received confirmation from a handful of members that they wish to remain a member of British Marine.

New appointments at Barrus

17 Sep 2020

Barrus has made three new appointments in the company’s Marine Equipment Division.

Rule of six set to have a significant impact on the private charter of passenger vessels

16 Sep 2020

The recent announcement and implementation of the new ‘rule of six’ in England has reversed the private hire side of the passenger vessel industry’s exemption of the 30-person cap on gatherings.

Marina online learning gathers speed

16 Sep 2020

The Global Marina Institute (GMI) has endorsed delivery of the online Intermediate Marina Management Course (IMM) with timing most suited to participation from the Middle East, UK/Europe and Asia.

Webinar to launch The Green Blue’s UK Marine Environmental Facilities Directory

15 Sep 2020

Join The Green Blue on the 24 September for the online launch of its UK Marine Environmental Facilities Directory.

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.

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.

New grants of up to £5 million for businesses available to support the green recovery

15 Sep 2020

The Government has announced that grants from £50,000 to £5 million are now available to help the nation to recover in a greener way from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.