10th Dec

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for the Government to postpone its plans for the introduction of “Making Tax Digital” which will require the digital recording and submission of VAT returns from 1 April 2019. This ...

7th Dec

2018

Top stories this week include: BPS Payment Window Opens TFA Keeps Up Pressure on Government to Delay Making Tax Digital TFA Provides Further Evidence to the House of Lords Rural Economy Committee Understanding Welsh Agricultural ...

6th Dec

2018

This is a reprint of an article written by George Dunn, TFA Chief Executive, for the Farmers Guardian’s online Brexit Hub in autumn 2018  By any objective assessment, the negotiations between the UK and the EU attempting to reach an ...

4th Dec

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA), has reacted against growing criticism of the UK livestock industry over claims that it is damaging the climate. TFA Chief Executive, George Dunn, said “Whilst tenanted holdings are found in all ...

30th Nov

2018

Top stories this week include: Environmental Stewardship: HLS Extensions, BPS Wales – Today is Your Last Chance to Register, Cross Compliance 2019, HSE New Guide to Make Farms a Safer Environment, BPS Payments – Watch Out for ...

23rd Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) has written to the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, to urge the Welsh Government to join with DEFRA in a consultation ...

23rd Nov

2018

This edition top stories include: Tenancy Reform Consultation Expected in the New Year Countryside Stewardship and Environmental Stewardship Schemes in England – We are Still Waiting to See Improvements TFA and Michael Gove Discuss ...

23rd Nov

2018

In our latest blog post, Devon TFA member Mike Dart sets out a contingency plan for the sheep sector in the event of no deal in the UK’s Brexit negotiations with the EU.  In a hard Brexit scenario there is every possibility that ...

19th Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has spoken out in favour of the proposed plans to allow delinking and consolidation of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payments into a lump sum as part of the transition to new agricultural policy in ...

12th Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has called for fundamental change in how AHDB is structured, funded and run to strengthen its accountability to levy payers and to ensure that it is delivering value to the agricultural and ...

9th Nov

2018

Top stories this week include: TFA Updates Proposed Amendments to the Agriculture Bill TFA Cymru Provides Evidence to the Welsh Assembly on the Agriculture Bill Deadline Day for AHDB Review, Have Your Say! Making Tax Digital for VAT ...

6th Nov

2018

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for urgent action from the Government to make necessary changes to the legislative and fiscal frameworks within which agricultural tenancies operate. At least one third of the ...

2nd Nov

2018

This edition top stories include: TFA Joins Farming and Environmental Organisations for Lobby Event in Parliament TFA to Give Evidence to the House of Lords Rural Economy Committee Clean Air Strategy Consultation – Workshop Invites ...