Grant schemes and diversification

Liquid air

On 5 July we posted a snippet that caught our eye on sand batteries. This month we give you another novel renewable energy storage technology – liquid air. This sounds like a...

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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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Extension of planning permissions

The provisions in the Business and Planning Act 2020 that extend the duration of some planning permissions come into effect on 19 August 2020. Under the Act, which applies to planning...

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February deadline for RDPE capital grants

The RDPE Growth Programme is currently open for applications for grant funding for projects which create jobs and growth in the rural economy. These grants are available to both new and...

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Grants to restore historic farm buildings

The Historic Building Restoration Grant scheme opened for applications on 29 March 2018.  The scheme is being piloted in the Dartmoor, Lake District, Northumberland, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. Owners...

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