A 24-hour legal advice line is available for your use as well as technical and training advice and support from the BMF full time executive team. Benefit from their expertise and up-to-date information.

BMF Business Support Services

The BMF do all they can to support their Members with a range of Business Support Benefits and Services, these are delivered by our Commercial Partners and by working with other Members who offer relevant services.

Member Benefits:

  • 24 hour free legal assistance provided by First Assist
  • Scottish legal assistance
  • Free standard format BMF contracts
  • Dispute Resolution Scheme
  • External Partners
  • Help with VAT
  • Marine Lawyer Referral Scheme

OFT Guidance Hubs For You!

The OFT have launched two fantastic free resources, namely the Sale of Goods Act Hub and the Distance Selling Hub.

Sales of Goods ActSales of Goods Act

Sale of Goods Act Hub: is a free resource which provides comprehensive and up to date guidance on the Sale of Goods Act for retailers and business support organisations.

Distance Selling HubDistance Selling Hub

Distance Selling Hub: is a free resource which provides guidance for retailers and business support organisations on regulations that affect buying and selling goods and services via the internet, phone, mail order, email, interactive TV or text.

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