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Webinar on DMS Navigator’s services

Webinar on DMS Navigator’s services

DMS Navigator has been supplying systems to the motorhome and caravan sector for 25 years and has now joined the NCC as a supplier member.  Simon Verona at DMS Navigator says: “We’re proud to be a new supplier member of the NCC, offering a one stop shop in a dealer management system, bespoke websites, and...

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Measures to support businesses transitioning to UKCA

Measures to support businesses transitioning to UKCA

The Government has announced plans to introduce measures to further support businesses transitioning to UKCA marking. BEIS (the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) reports that they are aware that businesses face challenges in adapting to the new UK goods regulatory regime, stating: “(We) want to be pragmatic and support businesses. “We are therefore...

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Dometic launches new family tents with recycled material

Dometic launches new family tents with recycled material

NCC member, Dometic, has introduced Dometic Rarotonga inflatable camping tents, featuring new Weathershield Redux material. The material is made from 100% recycled plastic bottles and is Global Recycled Standard certified. The company says it is committed to drive sustainability in the industry and its range of new Dometic Rarotonga inflatable camping tents are lightweight and...

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Business rate revaluation consultation

Business rate revaluation consultation

The next revaluation of properties for business rates will take effect from 1 April 2023 based on the rental market at 1 April 2021. As part of this process, the Government is required to consult on transition arrangements they have used previously to help businesses to adjust to their new business rates bills. This consultation...

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Postponement for All in CARAVANING 2022

Postponement for All in CARAVANING 2022

The organisers, Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co Ltd have announced that, in response to the current situation and to support Beijing’s efforts of containing the outbreak and clusters, Messe Düsseldorf has decided to postpone the upcoming AIC 2022, which was scheduled to take place in Beijing Etrong International Exhibition & Convention Center from 17-19 June 2022....

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Changes to the Highway Code now in force

Changes to the Highway Code now in force

A number of changes are being introduced in the new version of the Highway Code.  These came into force on 29 January 2022. The principle change is the introduction of three new rules (H1, H2 and H3) which create a hierarchy of road users.  The ‘Hierarchy of Road Users’ is a concept that places those...

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Questions asked in the House about English Tourism Week

Questions asked in the House about English Tourism Week

Answered Wednesday 16 February 2022 by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Stuart Anderson MP: “To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to promote English Tourism Week from 18 to 27 March 2022.” Nigel Huddleston, Tourism Minister at DCMS, responded: “English Tourism Week...

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Petition to Parliament on overnight motorhome parking rejected

Petition to Parliament on overnight motorhome parking rejected

Wording of the petition: “Allow overnight parking to camper vans, motorhomes in no overnight parking areas” “Lift restrictions to allow a limited number of parking spaces for overnight/domestic use to campervan, motorhome and vehicle dwellers in no overnight/domestic use parking locations around the UK. Increasing tourism and access for people to areas of interest.” More...

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DVSA says voluntary trailer training accreditation scheme is moving forward

DVSA says voluntary trailer training accreditation scheme is moving forward

A partnership of industry stakeholders has been set up to create and oversee the new voluntary trailer training accreditation scheme for motorists towing for business and leisure. The government is committed to road safety and encouraging drivers to get professional training before towing for the first time or refresh their skills for regular or seasonal...

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