Posts Categorized: Adkin News

Staffing promotions

We are very pleased to announce the promotion of Alison, Emily and Kerry to the position of Director within Adkin.  Previously Associate Directors, these well-earned promotions reflect each colleague’s ongoing commitment to and seniority within the Company.  

New member of staff

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Thomasina Quesnel to the expanding Adkin team.  Thomasina joins us as a Graduate Surveyor following completing a Masters in Rural Estate Management at the Royal Agricultural University.

Charitable donations

Adkin are proud to support three charities for the 2017/18 financial year. The three staff elected charities are as follows: • CLIC Sargent cancer support for the young • Pennyhooks Farm Trust, supporting people with Autism in a farm environment • Yellow submarine, supporting people with learning disabilities to live their lives to the full

Adkin surveyors attend the RABI dinner

Last month our Adkin surveyors attended the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) Oxfordshire committee’s 10th Annual black-tie dinner held in in the Great Hall at Christ Church College. The event included a Church service followed by dinner, auctions and a speech from guest speaker Lydia Slack, a former UN intern and model.  The evening successfully… Read more »

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 »

Farming and Property Bulletin – April 2018

BPS Reminders The BPS 2018 application window is now open and with the deadline coming up on the 15th May 2018 below are some key reminders. BPS 2018 Scheme Rules The RPA has published a further updated version of the BPS 2018 Scheme Rules guidance online. The updated guidance can be found on the GOV.uk… Read more »

Farming and Property Bulletin – March 2018

Countryside Stewardship Update CS Application Packs The January bulletin reported on the opening of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme application window and included information on the new ‘streamlined’ offers. The ‘Arable Offer’ is now available to apply for online. March 2018

Basic Payment Scheme & Countryside Stewardship Update Seminar

The RPA have announced various changes which will affect Basic Payment Scheme applications for 2018.  In addition, Natural England is now offering simplified Countryside Stewardship Agreements which aim to be more flexible and accessible. In light of these changes Adkin, in conjunction with Natural England will be holding a seminar on Thursday 12th April 2018… Read more »

The Digital Economy Act 2017 – a Landowner’s update

As the Government announces that high speed broadband should be a legal right to all business’ and consumers alike, the telecommunications infrastructure is under pressure to deliver across the board. Together with an increasing reliance on telecoms and the emergence of a new era of 5G, the Government has drafted and effected new policy to… Read more »