Opinion – Page 7

  • Adam Bernstein is a freelance financial journalist
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    Coronavirus – a survival guide

    2020-03-19T16:27:00Z

    Coronavirus has proven how small our world is and at the same time, just how reliant we are on others for everything we need. From food, medication and cash to workers, transport and power, individuals and businesses in a modern society cannot operate in splendid isolation, writes Adam Bernstein.

  • Adam Bernstein is a freelance financial journalist
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    Campaign to support businesses

    2020-03-19T14:22:00Z

    The government has launched a new business support campaign as part of a plan to make the UK ''one of the best places to work in the world and to generate business'', writes Adam Bernstein.

  • Chris Jones is the founder of the Knot Agency
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    Small changes will make a difference

    2020-03-17T09:15:00Z

    When it comes to sustainable marketing there are a number of easy changes you can make which won’t cost a fortune and will help protect the environment for future generations writes Chris Jones.

  • Jane Gentry is the CEO of YBDSA, the professional association for yacht brokers, designers and surveyors through ABYA and YDSA
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    Person Behind The Face - Jane Gentry

    2020-03-16T16:06:00Z

    How I got into this industry…I came into the industry by accident. I was looking for a secretarial job in Woking, where I lived and the RYA had a vacancy jointly with the legal department working for Gordon Fairley and the Seamanship Foundation working for Lt Col Douglas Hurndall. The ...

  • Lesley Robinson is CEO of British Marine
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    Captaining through the uncertainty

    2020-03-12T09:47:00Z

    I don’t think anyone in our industry would argue with the fact that we live in disrupted times, writes Lesley Robinson.

  • Adam Bernstein is a freelance financial journalist
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    How to support EU citizens

    2020-02-17T12:41:00Z

    The Home Office has released documents for employers, local authorities and community groups on how best to support EU citizens who are applying to stay in the UK, as well as general information on the scheme. The documents, on a page entitled EU Settlement Scheme: community groups toolkit released on ...

  • British Marine is hoping to kick start a conversation
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    Our pole star for a brighter future

    2020-02-13T14:44:00Z

    Lesley Robinson, British Marine CEO: “I was delighted to see many familiar faces, as well as new ones, at British Marine’s Spring Expo 2020.

  • Sophie Foyle is operations and business development director at ADPR
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    Growing from the inside out

    2020-02-10T11:54:00Z

    I recently spoke at the British Marine Expo about the importance of internal communication to build your business from the inside out, writes Sophie Foyle.

  • Adam Bernstein is a freelance financial journalist
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    Scoring a line (of credit)

    2020-02-06T16:35:00Z

    Access to cash can be restricted or carry a burdensome cost if a borrower is seen as risky, writes Adam Bernstein.

  • Kate O'Sullivan is MD of ADPR
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    Person Behind the Face- Kate O’Sullivan

    2020-02-03T10:51:00Z

    How I got into this industry…By accident. I loved to write it was mentioned that PR might be a good fit. I researched local PR agencies, found ADPR, wrote to see if there were any vacancies and the rest is history.

  • The marine industry must be in touch with advances in technology
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    Building a roadmap

    2020-01-20T11:03:00Z

    Lesley Robinson, British Marine CEO: “The marine industry must be in touch with advances in technology and innovation to deal with rapidly changing markets which is why this area of interest forms one of five pillars of our member-focused National Agenda.

  • Ray Badminton is MD of SM Group
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    Person Behind the Face - Ray Badminton

    2020-01-13T11:10:00Z

    How I got into this industry…. Doing my RYA Yachtmaster in 2000 the instructor showed me some marine navigation software written by his brother. Having worked for Microsoft in the past, I saw its potential and started up EVO distribution developing its use on land, air and sea. In 2015 ...

  • Adam Bernstein is a freelance financial journalist
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    Draft directive agreement reached

    2020-01-10T17:54:00Z

    Draft directive to allow EU consumers to defend their rights collectively The Council of the European Union has adopted conclusions on the deepening of the capital markets union, writes Adam Bernstein.

  • Chris Jones is the founder and MD of the Knot Agency
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    Consider your marketing objectives

    2020-01-10T17:05:00Z

    You probably now have your marketing budget for 2020 confirmed, but have you fully decided how to spend it asks Chris Jones.

  • Adam Bernstein is a freelance financial journalist
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    Families in dispute

    2020-01-10T17:05:00Z

    What happens if you run a business with family? Is trouble guaranteed or will commercial harmony follow, asks Adam Bernstein.

  • Adam Bernstein is a freelance financial journalist
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    Spend and save

    2019-12-06T16:34:00Z

    Businesses often need to repair or improve their premises, and those that properly account for the work can make large savings against their tax bill, writes Adam Bernstein.

  • Christian Brewer is sales manager at Barton Marine Equipment
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    Person Behind the Face - Christian Brewer

    2019-12-06T16:34:00Z

    How I got into this industry…I worked in the family fruit farming and wholesale business supplying 100 fruit shops in Kent and working the London produce markets. The industry slumped in the early 90’s so when Dad retired and sold up I needed to rethink my life. I studied the ...

  • Kate O'Sullivan is MD at ADPR PR and marketing agency
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    2020’s hotly tipped marketing trends

    2019-12-05T12:26:00Z

    As we welcome in the new decade, let’s check out this year’s key marketing trends, writes Kate O''Sullivan.

  • Sarah Wallbank is CEO of August Race Worldwide
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    Person Behind the Face - Sarah Wallbank

    2019-11-25T11:50:00Z

    How I got into this industry…We relocated to Devon as a family ten years’ ago in a conscious bid to spend more time on the water. That coupled with my husband’s long-standing credentials in the chemical industry and my background in design led to us developing August Race products.

  • Adam Bernstein is a freelance financial journalist
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    Tax investigations: Why HMRC might investigate a business

    2019-11-25T11:49:00Z

    According to HMRC’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2018-19, the tax authority brought in £627.9 billion in tax revenue for the government during the period covered by the report, writes Adam Bernstein. More importantly and of interest to taxpayers with a mind to play fast and loose with the tax ...