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The Catch Blog, November 2018

Posted by Marcus Coleman on 13 November 2018

We're six months in to a totally new way of working at Seafish. Yes, we have organised ourselves to work explicitly on the five key challenges that our industry stakeholders have asked us to focus on in our new Corporate Plan. 

Challenge 1

UK leaving the EU

Challe...more

The Catch blog, October 2018

Posted by Marcus Coleman on 09 October 2018

We had a hunch that our annual Seafood Summit was growing in popularity when we packed out our venue last October. We wondered if a bigger venue would be needed in 2018, but were not that sure it would be. Then, as we worked with our industry stakeholders through the year, it became very obvi...more

Debbie Cook – The Catch blog, September 2018

Posted by Debbie Cook on 11 September 2018

Seafood Week will run from 5th to 12th October this year.  We've been talking about this a lot in the last few months so hopefully that's not news to you.

Regardless of whether you have engaged in Seafood Week before; this year you really do need to take a look at what's going on...more

Aoife Martin – The Catch Blog, August 2018

Posted by Aoife Martin on 14 August 2018

There is a lot that is surprising about Shetland; despite the perception that it is incredibly remote, it is just over an hour's flight from Edinburgh; or that it is closer to the capital cities of Scandinavia than it is London. However, the biggest surprise is that the seafood industry is wo...more

Marcus Coleman - The Catch Blog, July

Posted on 10 July 2018

Winston Churchill once said,"We must always look forward, but we have to understand our history in order to not repeat the mistakes of the past. I have seen too many instances where people continue to pursue wrong courses of action because they do not take the time to think critically about w...more

A year of all-time low statistics, but is the fishing industry really safer?

Posted by Simon Potten on 29 June 2018

Off the back of the MAIB's latest Annual Report, Simon Potten, Head of Safety and Training at Seafish shares his thoughts on what this means for the fishing industry:

On the face of it, the MAI...more

Brian Young's blog - a call for new board members

Posted on 14 June 2018

Seafish is committed to engaging with our stakeholders across the UK and so it is always a pleasure for the Seafish Board to get out and about to meet representatives from the industry.  In February we were in Grimsby, where the 'Beast from the East' interrupted many of our best lai...more

Reasons for Optimism - Marcus Coleman's May blog

Posted on 08 May 2018

Last month played host to one of my annual favourites of the seafood year, The Seafood Expo Global in Brussels. It is the world's largest seafood trade event with more than 26,000 buyers, suppliers, media, and other seafood professionals from more than 140 countries taking part. This yea...more

New Corporate Plan, New Focus - Marcus Coleman April 2018 Blog

Posted on 10 April 2018

This month you may well notice something different about the Seafish Round Up. Those eagle-eyed readers will spot immediately that our news items have been ordered beneath five headings:

  • Changing Landscape
  • Enjoy Fish
  • Safe & Skilled
  • G...more

Seafish awarded 'One to Watch' by Times 100 Best Companies accreditation - March blog

Posted by Ursula O'Brien, HR Director on 13 March 2018

When Seafish began its journey to becoming Times 100 accredited we did it with the desire to become the best possible organisation we could and as attractive a proposition for potential employees as possible.

Last October 91% of Seafish employees participated in a staff survey ...more