Posts By: Julie Burton

Julian Sayers receives an Hornoray Fellowship from the Royal Agricultural University.

Julian Sayers has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Agricultural University in recognition of his long career advising farmers and land owners on the many aspects of rural property. He graduated from what was then the Royal Agricultural College (RAC) in 1982. He has maintained close links with the University, sitting on a… Read more »

Farming and Property Bulletin – May 2019

General Licenses to Control Birds On 25th April, Natural England revoked the three General Licenses which allow for the control of certain wild birds including crows, magpies and pigeons amongst others. This meant that as from 25th April, anyone found shooting these birds could be committing a criminal offence. May 2019

Julian Sayers, Chairman of the Tenancy Reform Industry Group

New proposals to boost security for tenanted farmers 12 week consultations launched in England and Wales to seek views on reforms to agricultural tenancy legislation Published 9 April 2019 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Robert Goodwill MP Plans to modernise and update agricultural tenancy legislation have been published today (Tuesday 9… Read more »

Report on 2019 Auction Sale of Hay & Straw

The 58th Adkin Annual Sale of Hay & Straw is the second to be held in conjunction with Thimbleby & Shorland, for the express purpose of maintaining this important service to the farming community. The sale was held at Ardington, Oxfordshire on Tuesday 15th January 2019 and met with a lively trade for hay, but… Read more »

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 »