Posts Categorized: Adkin News

Farming & Property Bulletin – January 2016

BPS Payments Update  The RPA were still advising that it was on track to meet its commitment to pay more than half of eligible claimants in England by the end of December. Further payment runs were expected on the 23rd and 31st December. There has been an issue with some payments where there have been… Read more »

Report on 2016 Auction Sale of Hay & Straw

The Adkin Annual Sale of Hay & Straw held at Ardington, Oxfordshire on Tuesday 12th January 2016 saw a good company of buyers from across the country and beyond.  The trade varied considerably but in general exceeded expectations and resulted in much better clearance rates than had been reported recently.  Our regular buyers once again… Read more »

Vacancy – Client Account Manager & Administrator

CLIENT ACCOUNT MANAGER & ADMINISTRATOR Adkin is one of the most respected and well established rural surveying practices in Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties.  Based in the attractive village of Ardington near Wantage, our work includes all aspects of agricultural, rural, commercial and residential property, and our client base covers principally Central Southern England. Many… Read more »

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.  

Farming and Property Bulletin – December 2015

Basic Payment Scheme – English Entitlement Values The Rural Payments Agency has announced BPS entitlement values for 2015. The estimated payment in the Lowland region falls by 7.3% compared to the 2014 rate under SPS. The table below shows the published rates and the actual payments that farmers will receive. This is based on the… Read more »

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 »

Farming and Property Bulletin – November 2015

Basic Payment Scheme Update The RPA is currently sending out a leaflet updating BPS claimants on their progress and what happens next. During October, the RPA were working on entitlement and land transfers submitted by RLE1 forms and will confirm with each party once this has been completed. This month the BPS payment rates are… 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 »