Opinion

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    A time of hope?

    2022-12-06T10:58:00Z

    Cardinal Sin reflects on the joys of this Winterville time of year

  • Elaine Cox, Knot Agency
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    Lead the pack through recession

    2022-12-05T17:05:00Z

    With so much uncertainty around the economy and a gloomy economic forecast, businesses should take the time to reflect and question where they can streamline their budgets.

  • David Pilvelait, Home Port Global
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    Person Behind the Face - David Pilvelait

    2022-12-01T08:35:00Z

    Person Behind the Face - David Philvelait

  • Insolvent. Image by kalhh from Pixabay
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    Directors: Beware the risks of personal liability

    2022-11-24T14:31:00Z

    Corporate failures have seen a sharp upturn

  • ICOMIA stats-book
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    Representing member interests on the global stage

    2022-11-21T09:16:00Z

    At the recent METSTRADE marine equipment trade show, representatives from British Marine attended several meetings run by ICOMIA

  • Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash
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    Handling grievances from difficult employees

    2022-10-26T10:27:00Z

    Dealing with employees who have lodged a grievance is not easy

  • Jenny Walford ADPR
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    Why PR is perfect for limited budgets

    2022-10-26T10:04:00Z

    There is a misconception that PR means big glitzy events and campaigns that cost the earth.

  • Dave Manessah, Shakespeare Marine
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    Person Behind the Face - Dave Manassah

    2022-10-19T12:06:00Z

    How I got into this industry… By accident. I took a summer factory job and have been in the industry ever since – But love it.

  • British Marine Camping and Caravan Show
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    What a show it was, but what next?

    2022-10-17T15:03:00Z

    This year’s Southampton International Boat Show was a phenomenal success.

  • British Marine National Conference 2022
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    Save the date – British Marine National Conference 2023

    2022-10-04T12:03:00Z

    After the success of the inaugural British Marine National Conference in March this year, we are delighted to announce the dates for the 2023 conference.

  • Photo by Josh Appel on Unsplash
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    Good things come in large packages?

    2022-09-27T12:49:00Z

    Individuals and organisations alike have sought urgent help as the economy has been battered by the effects of COVID and attempts to curtail Russia’s Ukrainian ambitions, writes Adam Bernstein.

  • Matt Ovenden, Borrow a Boat
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    Person Behind the Face - Matt Ovenden

    2022-09-14T08:33:00Z

    How I got into this industry…I’ve been an avid boater since childhood – I grew up waterskiing and wakeboarding in the Blackwater Estuary, as well as racing Dart catamarans and in my teens enjoyed sailing yachts.

  • Interview, photo by Van Tay Media on Unsplash
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    Use stay interviews to understand employees

    2022-09-05T08:14:00Z

    There’s a shortage of labour across many business sectors. Partly due to changing demographics and the changing nature of many industries, it’s also a function of what has been termed ‘the big quit’ where following Covid many re-evaluated their lives and decided, where they could, to enjoy what time they ...

  • Paul Kelly, EYE Marine
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    Person Behind the Face - Paul Kelly

    2022-09-01T09:17:00Z

    How I got into this industry…After a couple of years in retail, I landed an apprenticeship in Portsmouth Dockyard as a ships rigger. Unfortunately, due to Mrs Thatcher’s cut backs and privatisation, I was made redundant and was lucky enough to find a job with Lucas Sails as a yacht ...

  • Jenny Walford ADPR
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    What makes a good PR campaign?

    2022-08-30T14:30:00Z

    Good PR campaigns take a lot of time and effort, but when done well can be game-changing for any business by attracting positive media attention and creating a positive relationship with your target audience.

  • On the water-Inland, British Marine
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    Building on the boom

    2022-08-30T14:21:00Z

    Understanding consumer trends and customer requirements is critical to any business. 

  • Sea Sure Dan Henderson
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    Person Behind the Face - Dan Henderson

    2022-08-03T13:40:00Z

    How I got into this industry…After I finished my degree at Portsmouth University I visited the Southampton Boat Show in 2011 with the aim of making some connections to find a role within the marine industry. My dad has been a sailmaker for most of his life so we were ...

  • Elaine Cox, Knot Agency
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    Should my business join Tik Tok?

    2022-08-03T13:23:00Z

    Every marketeer will tell you that every so often, they will hear the dreaded words ‘oh my niece/child/old friend’s son can help with social media, they are good at all that stuff and think we should be on tik tok’, writes Elaine Cox.

  • Lucy Gordon - July 2021
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    The indelicate matter of pay

    2022-08-03T13:16:00Z

    Employers and employees are under the cosh from rising costs. And given the inflationary pressures all are experiencing, pay is a subject that isn’t going away any time soon, writes Lucy Gordon.

  • British Marine SIBS VIP
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    Book your VIP corporate hospitality event at the new Southampton International Boat Show Quayside Club

    2022-07-20T13:37:00Z

    Whether a breakfast meeting or an all-expenses paid trip to the races, companies of all sizes use hospitality as a mechanism to build and develop relationships with clients, network and generate new business.