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Lister Haigh is Working!

Lister Haigh is Working!

In these unusual circumstances, all Lister Haigh staff across our three offices are still in action and working as usual, just remotely in their home offices throughout the county. The annual Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) window is keeping our Agricultural Team busy,...
Basic Payment Scheme – Crop Diversification

Basic Payment Scheme – Crop Diversification

Following mounting pressure from farmers and advisors, DEFRA has finally allowed the relaxation of the 2 and 3 crop diversification rule.  A requirement for arable farmers claiming the Basic Payment Scheme in 2020.  Due to the severe flooding in many parts of the...

Coronavirus Update 17th March 2020

With the increasing spread of Coronavirus, we would like to reassure our clients and business contacts that we are following UK Government recommendations and putting in place measures to help reduce the risk of spreading the virus.   We aim for all our clients and...
BPS Application Window Opens

BPS Application Window Opens

The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2020 window has opened for applications and annual revenue claims for existing Countryside Stewardship and Environmental Stewardship agreements. Applications for all scheme claims must be submitted by 15th May 2020 to avoid late claim...
Cross Compliance Failures Report

Cross Compliance Failures Report

In light of leaving the EU and the future changes to agriculture subsidies in England, we have been informed there are no changes to cross compliance rules for 2020. The RPA have, however, recently informed us of the results of 2018’s cross compliance inspections...
The ringmasters who try to remain ‘swan like’

The ringmasters who try to remain ‘swan like’

I have recently attended a Management Training Course and on arrival grabbed the obligatory cup of coffee and enticing pastry. Having taken my seat and duly written my name on a card to face our speaker, he then promptly asked me what I did for a living. “I am...
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