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Finance & Insurance

Spanish approach on APA and delivery fees
Tax Marine Spain has outlined its view on the applicability of VAT on Advance Provisioning Allowance (APA) funds and delivery fees, in accordance with Spanish tax regulations and existing legislation. 16 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
Increasing expectations of clients
Clients in just about every sector of industry have increasing expectations and with litigation and laws evolving, businesses rely on lawyers to give accurate advice and act on their behalf, writes Katina Read. 02 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
Pantaenius opens new London office
Pantaenuis has 40 years’ experience in yachting insurance with worldwide subsidiaries established to support what the company terms growing and evolving areas of the yacht market. 02 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
Marine division launched
Omni Capital Retail Finance has launched a specialist marine division, aimed at retailers selling marine products up to £25,000 in value. 03 Oct 2016 - Boating Business
Complicated cases for Bartons
COMPLICATED CASES: Solicitors often have to deal with contentious issues, whether it’s the death of a family member at sea, a serious injury sustained while at sea or the prosecution of a harbour authority for not installing sufficient safety equipment, writes Katina Read. 26 May 2016 - Boating Business
Pantaenius revises its superyacht clauses
AGREED FIXED VALUE: In the 1970s Pantaenius Yacht Insurance introduced the concept of an Agreed Fixed Value for superyachts, writes Katina Read. 26 May 2016 - Boating Business
Coleman Marine Insurance for Mercedes-Benz Style yacht
YACHT INSURANCE: Coleman Marine Insurance has been chosen to insure the first Mercedes-Benz Style luxury yacht, writes Katina Read. 26 May 2016 - Boating Business
Crisis service for superyachts
CRISIS SERVICE: SocratesQ, the superyacht marketing agency, and Securewest International, global risk assessment and management firm, have launched a new crisis communications service for superyacht owners and management companies. 26 Apr 2016 - Boating Business
Have your say in the industry
Join the Boating Business LinkedIn group; build your networking contacts across the industry and have your say on important matters that concern the industry and your business. 07 Apr 2015 - Boating Business
Soc Gen opens in Lymington
Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros (SGPB Hambros) has opened a new office on the South Coast in the coastal town of Lymington. 09 Aug 2011 - Boating Business
Insurance is now a premium industry
The world of the insurance broker or agent has changed radically since the Financial Services Association (FSA) introduced its controls in 2005, says Peter Nash. And that change is very much for the better. 09 Aug 2011 - Boating Business
Some risks you can insure against
Regardless of which sector of this industry you work in, society is becoming more and more litigious, says Peter Nash. Some risks are out of our control and may end up in a dispute. Other risks can be protected by insurance. 25 Sep 2010 - Boating Business
It really was better in the good old days…
2009 witnessed great changes in the boat construction industry, says Tim Reynolds. They reflected the worldwide slump, the tightening of credit and its effect on individuals and businesses and attitudes to spending. 25 Sep 2010 - Boating Business
Finance & Insurance - Don't trip over a green shoot
I have always subscribed to the view that if green shoots are to sprout (let alone if businesses are to bloom), then everyone needs a modicum of the ‘ Two Cs’ namely confidence and credit, says Peter Poland. And the marine industry is no exception. 01 Aug 2009 - Boating Business
'Small craft sector also developing...'
James Roberts, head of Navigators & General, says the company has also noticed the tougher market conditions, but there are still growth opportunities in the insurance sector and demand for new quotes. 01 Aug 2008 - Boating Business
Considering an exit?
Oyster Marine and Musto, both privately owned businesses, have been sold to private equity groups in the last 12months.The marine sector is however characterised by the large number of smaller owner managed businesses, which are often not big enough to attract private equity buyers. So what are the common options for exit? 01 Aug 2008 - Boating Business
'First half yearly results have been extremely positive...'
Few would disagree that matters of a financial nature seem to have dominated press and media headlines recently. Market conditions are changing and it’ s clearly a tough environment for businesses of all kinds. 01 Aug 2008 - Boating Business
Haven Knox-Johnston offers unique marine insurance
Haven Knox-Johnston has been specialising in the insurance of marine trade clients for the past 15 years. 01 Aug 2008 - Boating Business
Bishop Skinner Marine - protecting against the insurance gap
Most people will recognise the Bishop Skinner name in association with yacht insurance. But what most don’ t know is that we also have a unique position in insuring marine based businesses as well. 01 Aug 2008 - Boating Business
2008 shaping up to be a good year...
According to Ian Braham, head of Lombard Marine Finance, 2008 is shaping up to be a good year for business. ' There has been some rationalisation of the marine finance market recently, with some banks either withdrawing from the sector or reducing their activities but at Lombard, we continue to invest in the business and turnover year to date is up 38% on the same period in 2007. 01 Aug 2008 - Boating Business