Posts By: Julie Burton

Farming and Property Bulletin – November 2018

BPS 2018 Payments and Exchange Rate The exchange rate for 2018 BPS payments has been set at €1 = £0.89281. This is 0.2% lower than last year’s exchange rate. The Rural Payments Agency has now announced the Entitlement Values for the 2018 year at: – Non-SDA (Severely Disadvantaged Area) €181.39 – SDA €180.00 – SDA… Read more »

Welcome back Jenna Wald

Adkin are pleased to welcome Jenna Wald back as part of our team, on a temporary basis, following her time in Australia where she hopes to return next year.

Congratulations to Hannah Rickards

We are delighted to announce that Hannah Rickards has been successful in passing the Assessment of Professional Competence with the RICS and is now a fully qualified Chartered Surveyor.  Many congratulations from all at Adkin!

Annual Hay & Straw Sale – Tuesday 15th January 2019

The Annual Hay & Straw Auction Sale in conjunction with Thimbleby & Shorland will take place on Tuesday 15th January 2019 commencing at 2.30pm in the Loyd Lindsay Rooms, Ardington, Wantage, Oxon OX12 8PS All enquiries to Chris Boreham on 0118 950 8611 or Philip Pocock on 01235 862888   Catalogue

Farming and Property Bulletin – May 2018

The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 came into effect on 26th June 2017 and now apply throughout the UK meaning farmers buying and selling land need to be prepared for increased security checks during these transactions. The Regulations have resulted in a tighter regime of identity… Read more »

Farming and Property Bulletin – April 2018

BPS Reminders The BPS 2018 application window is now open and with the deadline coming up on the 15th May 2018 below are some key reminders. BPS 2018 Scheme Rules The RPA has published a further updated version of the BPS 2018 Scheme Rules guidance online. The updated guidance can be found on the GOV.uk… Read more »

Farming and Property Bulletin – March 2018

Countryside Stewardship Update CS Application Packs The January bulletin reported on the opening of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme application window and included information on the new ‘streamlined’ offers. The ‘Arable Offer’ is now available to apply for online. March 2018

Basic Payment Scheme & Countryside Stewardship Update Seminar

The RPA have announced various changes which will affect Basic Payment Scheme applications for 2018.  In addition, Natural England is now offering simplified Countryside Stewardship Agreements which aim to be more flexible and accessible. In light of these changes Adkin, in conjunction with Natural England will be holding a seminar on Thursday 12th April 2018… Read more »