29th Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: Email ‘Add Land’ Route – Not 48 Hours Turnaround The RPA has confirmed that where an email is sent to them requesting ‘Add land’ to an online application, the current planned process is ...

28th Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: Top Tips for Completing Sketch Maps Accurate sketch maps are key to assisting RPA digitisers with completing the mapping request. The sketch map is the main element of information the RPA digitiser has access to and ...

28th Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: When to use a Sketch Map An RLE1 form/sketch map should be used for: Registering land parcels not already mapped on the Land Parcel Identification System (LPIS) Permanent boundary changes, splitting/merging land ...

28th Mar

2017

BPS England: RPA System Availability Rural Payments and Siti Agri will be unavailable from 6pm on Wednesday 29th March to 7am on Thursday 30th March.

23rd Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: Mapping Issues – lost or added land parcels If a land parcel has been completely move or a parcel which is not yours added, this can be corrected by emailing the RPA customer support centre to explain the ...

23rd Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: Rural Payments Service – No Measuring Tool The RPA has stated that the measuring tool is no longer available on the online maps held on the Rural Payments service (‘View land’). The RPA has decided ...

14th Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: Rural Payments Service – Unavailable Evening 15th March The RPA has confirmed that the online Rural Payments service will be unavailable from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday 15th March. The online maps will be unavailable ...

2nd Mar

2017

Repeat Young Farmer Payment Applications Young farmers must show that they are still ‘in control’ of the farm business every year they apply, not just the first year. Therefore, the required supporting evidence must be ...

2nd Mar

2017

BPS 2016: Payment Errors and Claim Issues Any member who as a claim or payment query which they would like the RPA to look into will need to download and either post or email a BPS Payment Query Form which can be found here . This form ...

1st Mar

2017

BPS 2017 guidance is now available The RPA has now published BPS 2017 application guidance which can be found here. The RPA has also created a video for farmers to watch to help with the application process which can be viewed here.

1st Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: Online Applications Now ‘Live’ The Rural Payments service is now ‘live’ for the completion of BPS 2017 online applications and land/entitlements transfers. The BPS 2017 guidance is available ...

28th Feb

2017

The RPA has published updated guidance on GOV.UK regarding the online Rural Payments service and ‘registering and updating your details’ This can be found on GOV.uk by clicking here. This guidance includes information on:- ...

28th Feb

2017

The RPA has now rolled over to the new scheme year. This means that until the RPA toggle on the application functionality, BPS claimants will not be able to see their 2016 applications on the service as they are now “previous year ...