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
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BPS DEADLINE & AMENDING APPLICATIONS The deadline for 2019 BPS applications, 15th May, has now passed. However, should you need to amend your application there are still options. You can make some amendments up to 31st May 2019 without a penalty if the original 2019 application was submitted prior to the 15th May deadline. These… Read more »
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 »
The latest edition of the NFU Farming and Property Bulletin is now available via this link: NFU Bulletin March
The RPA has now published the following key dates for BPS 2019, as follows: – 13st March 2019 – BPS online applications open. – 15th May 2019 – Deadline to submit BPS 2019 applications. – 15th May 2019 – Deadline for land and entitlement transfers for the 2019 scheme. Please see the full February 2019 bulletin… Read more »
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 »
Adkin are very pleased to announce that Hannah Rickards and Rosa Noll have passed their exams to become a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.
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 »
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.
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!