Opinion

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    Dealing with spiralling costs

    2023-01-20T13:19:00Z

    In a fast-moving world where prices are rising at a pace not seen in decades, firms are struggling to keep pace and, worryingly, stay in business.

  • Jenny Walford ADPR
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    Key social media predictions for 2023

    2023-01-09T08:47:00Z

    As we welcome in a New Year, we’re looking at what 2023 has in store from a social media perspective…

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    There are opportunities

    2023-01-06T14:49:00Z

    Welcome to 2023 and all the opportunities that it will bring.

  • Paul Knox-Johnston, Haven Knox-Johnston
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    Person Behind the Face - Paul Knox-Johnston

    2023-01-06T10:15:00Z

    How I got into this industry…I think I was influenced by my father really. I desperately tried to stay out, but ended up working for a charter company down in Cornwall for a Summer prior to going to university and was pretty much hooked since.

  • Mark Stevens, senior associate at VWV LLP
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    Lying on a CV - the consequences for all

    2023-01-04T13:43:00Z

    Lying on a CV can have some serious consequences for both employees and employers. It may be that a CV includes inaccurate details around a person’s job history or qualifications. It may be that gaps between jobs are disguised.

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    Making the right decision – short term pain for long term gain

    2023-01-03T15:09:00Z

    With all the recent political and financial upheaval, combined with challenging short term financial constraints, pending cost of living crisis, skills shortage and supply issues affecting the sector, many organisations may find themselves tightening their belts, thinking more carefully about events they attend, the functions they run or what the ‘must do’ activities are for the coming year.

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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

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    Directors: Beware the risks of personal liability

    2022-11-24T14:31:00Z

    Corporate failures have seen a sharp upturn

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 ...