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  • We’re not out of the woods yet

    George Osborne presented his fourth budget to Parliament at the end of March, says Eric Kench, and surprisingly, it seemed to offer little bits of good news for businesses... 22 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • Portsmouth Poll April 2013

    15 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • IMEC works on RCD

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations' Marine Engine Committee (IMEC) is working with the Republic of Ireland’s European Union Council presidency on the Recreational Craft Directive (RCD) revision. 07 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • That BMF boat show statement

    There are times when I am presented with conflicting stories. Like the BMF saying its roots lay in an association called The Boat and Yacht Builders’ and Proprietors and Allied Trades Protection Association. 04 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • Growth in exporting

    Once you’ve reached your potential market in the UK and have a decent market share, exporting is the most effective way of growing a business. 04 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • Preparing for the future

    On 23rd January 2013 boot Düsseldorf hosted its first international conference, which focused on demographic challenges in the marine sector and preparing for the future. 04 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • Will this year be THE year?

    There are a few little indicators out there that give rise to a gentle feeling things might be about to get better. 25 Mar 2013 - Boating Business

  • Landlord service charges: a fair deal?

    The costs of premises are a major expenditure for any business but unlike rent and rates, which tend to be fairly predictable, Adam Youatt says service charges can be an unexpectedly expensive item. 25 Mar 2013 - Boating Business

  • Dawn Ramsay

    Every month Alice Driscoll, MD of ADPR Ltd, interviews an industry mover and shaker. This month is Dawn Ramsay, general manager of Garmin UK. 25 Mar 2013 - Boating Business

  • Think of South Beach...

    The Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) is arguably the visual and audible state of the US marine industry each February. 25 Mar 2013 - Boating Business

  • Portsmouth Poll March 2013

    15 Mar 2013 - Boating Business

  • Bringing the industry together

    Anyone doubting the importance of the UK’s manufacturing supply chains need only look at recent government announcements, which have included over £200m of public investment to support them over the last 12 months. 28 Feb 2013 - Boating Business

  • EMC document

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has published a document outlining step-by-step assessment recommendations on compliance for the Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive for boats. 27 Feb 2013 - Boating Business

  • EESC opinion

    Following on from the public hearing held at the Genoa Boat Show in October 2012, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has produced an opinion. 26 Feb 2013 - Boating Business

  • Broader PR sells more

    Many manufacturing companies consider their public relations function is about sending out a press release so that their consumers will read about their products and services in the media. 26 Feb 2013 - Boating Business

  • Brunswick happy with 2012

    Despite the headlines about Brunswick making a loss in the 4th quarter, 2012 turned out to be better for the company as a whole than 2011. 26 Feb 2013 - Boating Business

  • Portsmouth Poll February 2013

    15 Feb 2013 - Boating Business

  • Your first employee – what you need to know

    Taking on a new employee can be one of the most significant steps that a small business can take, says Mark Stevens. Understanding the legal issues can make a huge difference to the experience, and costs, for all involved. 29 Jan 2013 - Boating Business

  • Staying afloat in uncertain times

    The GFC of 2008 is still with making our industry wait in hiatus whilst it lingers for consumer discretionary spend to become possible and feasible once again. 29 Jan 2013 - Boating Business

  • Biofouling controls

    The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is responsible for setting standards for the safety and security of shipping and prevention of marine pollution by ships. 29 Jan 2013 - Boating Business

  • Prepare for takeoff!

    Vestas Sailrocket 2's astounding 70mph dash to snatch the world speed sailing record could be one of the best things to happen to the marine industry since the invention of windsurfing. 29 Jan 2013 - Boating Business

  • Paul Williams

    Every month Alice Driscoll, MD of ADPR Ltd, interviews an industry mover and shaker. This month is Paul Williams, managing director of Clements Marine. 29 Jan 2013 - Boating Business