SPS Payments 2013 The RPA paid some 95,600 farmers (92.3% of 2013 SPS claimants) on 2nd December when the 2013 SPS payment window opened. Bulletin – December 2013
Posts By: Julie Burton
SPS Conversion Rate 2013 The rate for converting the 2013 Single Payment will be €1 = £0.83605. This is the official rate as set on the 30th September which fixes the value for 2013 payments. This figure is an increase of 4.8% on last years figure but is still lower than rates set between 2009… Read more »
Adkin are pleased to announce that Jenna Wald has recently been successful in her Assessment of Professional Competence and is now a fully qualified Surveyor. Many congratulations from all at Adkin.
CAP REFORM The CAP regulation package has been agreed to take effect from 1st January 2014 with the new direct payment regime starting from 1st January 2015. The current Single Payment regime therefore remains for 2014 with transitional rules to be put in place. DEFRA have now published the long awaited consultation on the implementation… Read more »
There are key issues employers need to be aware of when the Agricultural Wages Order ceased to exist on 1st October but for all queries please seek independent legal advice. In summary these are as follows: You cannot just start paying the National Minimum Wage (NMW) from 1st October to existing workers – employees will… Read more »
The CAP regulation package has been agreed to take effect from 1st January 2014 with the new direct payment regime starting from 1st January 2015. The current Single Payment regime therefore remains for 2014 with transitional rules to be put in place. Political agreement was reached on the CAP reform package in June 2013 with… Read more »
Adkin will be holding a coffee morning to raise money in aid of Jeans for Genes on Tuesday 15th October 2013.
Adkin will again be holding a coffee morning on Friday 27th September 2013 in aid of Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
Adkin’s chosen charity for 2013 is the RABI.
Jess joined our team on 1st July 2013. She grew up on her family’s arable, pig and sheep farm in South Oxfordshire and has a degree in Rural Land Management from the Royal Agricultural College. She will be assisting Sarah True and Julian Sayers while studying for her surveying qualifications.