Yearly Archives: 2015

The Worshipful Company of Farmers

Julian Sayers was recently elected as the Junior Warden for The Worshipful Company of Farmers, a role he is looking forward to fulfilling over the course of the next twelve months as he helps to promote the agricultural industry within the City.  

BPS 2015 Entitlement Values & Greening Payment Announced

 The RPA has confirmed the BPS 2015 entitlement values and Greening payment this week.  BPS 2015 Entitlement Values – €171.83 Non-SDA, €170.60 SDA Non-Moorland and €45.07 SDA Moorland. Greening Payment – This is an additional payment over and above the BPS entitlement value. €76.19 for non SDA, €75.64 SDA Non-Moorland and €19.99 SDA Moorland. The… Read more »

Exchange Rate for BPS Payments Set

  The Euro exchange rate to be applied to convert euros to sterling for the purpose of the Basic Payment Scheme 2015 payments has been set. It is the average of the European Central Bank exchange rates set throughout September 2015.  It was announced on the 30th September that it will be €1 = £73129. … Read more »

Official Opening of the Livery Companies New Hall

Julian Sayers met HRH The Princess Royal in his capacity as Chairman of Farmers & Flectchers Hall Limited at the official opening of the Livery Companies new Hall following the £1.6 million refurbishment programme. Her Royal Highness, a former Master of the Worshipful Company of Farmers, kindly conducted the proceedings and was delighted with the… Read more »

Adkin Wedding

We would like to congratulate Julian on his marriage to Dee on the 11th September.  It was a beautiful Autumn day and we wish them both all the best for the future.

Countryside Stewardship – Application Window Now Open

Applications for the new Countryside Stewardship Scheme are now open. The main priority for Countryside Stewardship is to protect and enhance the natural environment, in particular the diversity of wildlife (biodiversity) and water quality. Other outcomes include: flood management; the historic environment; landscape character; genetic conservation; and educational access. The scheme is jointly run by… Read more »

Congratulations to Jess Allen

Adkin are pleased to announce that Jess Allen has recently been successful in passing the Assessment of Professional Competence with the RICS and is now a fully qualified Surveyor. Many congratulations from all at Adkin!

Charitable Donations

This month Adkin have donated £1000 to each of their chosen charities, Riding for the Disabled and The Earth Trust. Riding for the Disabled use horses and ponies to provide therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities all over the UK.  Their network of 500 volunteer groups organise activities such as riding, carriage driving,… Read more »