Yearly Archives: 2014

Farming & Property Bulletin – May 2014

CAP Reform Announcements Delayed  Unfortunately, the expected announcement by the government on further CAP Reform decisions, in particular greening, has been delayed. The delay in DEFRA announcing the details of how greening will work is becoming very frustrating for all. Many bodies such as the NFU and CAAV tell them that cropping decisions are being… Read more »

Change of Use of Agricultural Buildings to Residential Use In England

From 6th April 2014 a new Use Class MB with permitted development right to allow the change of use of agricultural buildings to dwellings in England by the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development)(Amendment and Consequential Provisions)(England) Order 2014 (SI2014/564) was introduced.  Other parts of the United Kingdom do not apply. CHANGE OF USE… Read more »

Farming & Property Bulletin – April 2014

SPS 2014 Financial Discipline Single Payments for 2014 may fall by more than previously forecast. Proposals from the EU Commission suggest the ‘Financial Discipline’ could be placed on this years payments with an estimated reduction of 1.3%. This is on top of a reduction in the UK’s Pillar 1 budget of around 3% for the… Read more »

Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (England & Wales)

When a tenant owes a landlord rent the landlord has the right to seize tenant’s goods to recover the debt which falls under the common law of distress.  However, from 6th April 2014 the old common law will be abolished and a new regime of Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) will be introduced in England… Read more »

Report on Annual Auction Sale of Hay & Straw

The Adkin Annual Hay & Straw Sale held at Ardington, Oxfordshire on Tuesday 14th January 2014 saw a large company of buyers, both farmers and merchants from across the country which resulted in a strong trade generally in excess of expectations. REPORT ON ANNUAL AUCTION SALE 2014

Catalogue Addendum

Additions to Catalogue for 53rd Annual Hay, Straw and Haylage Sale on Tuesday 14th January 2014. CATALOGUE 2014 Addendum