Survey sets unions seafarer communications challenge

Research commissioned by the ITF Seafarers’ Trust has highlighted the need for trade unions to embrace electronic means of communication with their seafarer members. Carried out by London Metropolitan University’s Working Lives Research Institute, the project surveyed 1,000 seafarers to find out the best ways to contact them, and how they communicated at sea and […]

Moore Stephens welcomes UK tonnage tax revision

Accountant and shipping adviser, Moore Stephens, has welcomed the decision of Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to revise, as promised, its UK Tonnage Tax Manual to at least partly restore, on an interim basis, the pre-2009 interpretation of the strategic and commercial management tests. Moore Stephens has been working for some time with the […]