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  • 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

  • US demographic change

    The recent US presidential election highlighted the growing numbers and impact of Hispanics and Asian-Americans. 29 Jan 2013 - Boating Business

  • Boot’s seminar

    In addition to the 1600 exhibitors showcasing their latest products and innovations to nearly 250,000 visitors from across the world, boot Düsseldorf will this year be offering something new to its guests. 29 Jan 2013 - Boating Business

  • One press release is not enough

    Sending out a single press release is not a quick fix to making your company’s fortune. 29 Jan 2013 - Boating Business

  • Portsmouth Poll January 2013

    15 Jan 2013 - Boating Business

  • Latest statistics book

    The latest annual statistics book from ICOMIA is now available, providing the recreational marine industry with the only reliable global boating statistics on the market. 28 Dec 2012 - Boating Business

  • Two new legislative proposals in 2013

    As anyone who works in government affairs will be aware, it’s not enough simply to react to legislative proposals once they’re on the table. 28 Dec 2012 - Boating Business

  • Avoiding the ‘curse of the zombie company’

    As Britain continues to struggle to get out of recession, an ever increasing number of finance directors are being faced with the same dilemma, says Paul Taylor. A key customer wants extra time to pay its invoices. 27 Dec 2012 - Boating Business

  • Portsmouth Poll December 2012

    15 Dec 2012 - Boating Business

  • Press release rules

    The boat show season upon us once again (not that it ever really stops for those attending events overseas). 04 Dec 2012 - Boating Business

  • Boomers bow out

    If anyone harbours any doubts that the US market for boats has fundamentally changed from big to small, and to an unknown customer base, then the recent announcement from Brunswick should dispel them. 27 Nov 2012 - Boating Business

  • Apprenticeships boost industry

    The BMF recently hosted the 2nd annual apprentice graduation event at the PSP Southampton Boat Show. 27 Nov 2012 - Boating Business

  • UK funding opportunity

    In January, the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) is set to announce a collaborative R&D competition on Marine Vessel Efficiency. 27 Nov 2012 - Boating Business

  • Andy FitzGerald

    Every month Alice Driscoll, MD of ADPR Ltd, interviews an industry mover and shaker. This month is Andy Fitzgerald of Oceanair. 27 Nov 2012 - Boating Business

  • Imperfect pitch

    The £14m it cost Virgin to tender for the west coast rail franchise is a sobering reminder of the financial commitment involved in pitching for business. 27 Nov 2012 - Boating Business

  • New Conformity Guidelines

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has published new Global Conformity Guidelines for construction standards. 27 Nov 2012 - Boating Business

  • 20 years of the Single Market

    This month marks the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Single Market in Europe. 27 Nov 2012 - Boating Business

  • Christmas cheer could get you down

    It’s approaching that time of the year again when thoughts turn to Christmas and to the celebrations and parties to come, says Gareth Matthews. 27 Nov 2012 - Boating Business