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.
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The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 have been published in draft and are due to come into force on 1st October 2015. The Regulations state that landlords must: Ensure that a smoke alarm is equipped on each storey of the premises on which there is a room used wholly or partly as… Read more »
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 »
Basic Payment Scheme Forms The RPA has stated that all 2015 BPS forms should now have been sent to claimants either by email or by post. If you have appointed an agent to submit your form they should have received the form instead. Those that have not received a form should contact the RPA on… Read more »
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!
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 »
A farm with excellent sporting potential is now on the market in South Oxfordshire with Adkin. High Lodge Farm comprises a mix of grass and arable, established woodland with diverse income streams including let farm buildings. Well located to the immediate south east of Abingdon the farm is in a ring fence and provides potential… Read more »
Basic Payment Scheme Deadline Extended The deadline for submitting claims for the BPS has been extended to Monday 15th June 2015. This decision has been made after the European Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan confirmed on the 19th March that Member States will be allowed an extension to the BPS deadline of a month. It is… Read more »
Julian Sayers in his capacity as Chairman of the Tenancy Reform Industry Group is pleased to report that in the final days of the last Parliament a number of changes to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 were enacted having been promoted by the Group via Defra for some considerable time. In summary the changes are… Read more »
All Change with BPS! The European Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has confirmed that Member States may choose to extend the BPS 2015 submission deadline to Monday 15th June. Whilst this is optional, DEFRA has confirmed that England will use this extension. In addition to the extension, DEFRA have agreed to make paper forms available for completion… Read more »