Agri-environmental schemes

Lump sum exit scheme tax clarified

HMRC has clarified that payments made to farming businesses under the Lump Sum Exit Scheme (LSES) will be treated as the disposal of a capital asset and not as trading income....

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Biodiversity Net Gain

“Most of our clients will be aware that Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is on the agenda but have not yet started to think about if and how it may impact them”,...

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2017 Countryside Stewardship Now Open

The Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier and Higher Tier scheme for 2017 opened on Friday 10th March. Details of this scheme can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/countryside-stewardship-get-paid-for-environmental-land-management Higher Tier application packs will need...

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New RDPE Growth Programme Opens

Defra has just published details of the new RDPE funding that is available to farmers and rural businesses through the Local Enterprise Partnerships. The deadline for submission of expressions of interest...

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