28th Feb

2017

System availability on Thursday 2nd March Rural Payments and Siti Agri will be unavailable from 6pm to 6:30pm. Geoserver will be unavailable from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. During this time maps will be unavailable in Rural Payments.

27th Feb

2017

Rural Payments and Siti Agri will be unavailable from 6pm on Monday 27th February to 7am on Tuesday 28th February Rural Payments and Siti Agri will be unavailable from 6 pm on Monday 27th February to 7 am on Tuesday 28th February while ...

21st Feb

2017

75% bridging payments for farmers who have not received 2016 payments by the end of March Andrea Leadsom MP Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has today announced that she had received confirmation from the ...

21st Feb

2017

System Availability The Geoserver will be unavailable on Wednesday 22nd February between 18:00-20:00 to allow the RPA to update certain layers within its mapping system. During this time maps will be unavailable in Rural Payments.

21st Feb

2017

The RPA as part of Proactive Land Change Detection (PLCD) make mapping update changes, last year these took place when claimants were trying to get their 2016 BPS applications in which caused a lot of problems. This year, the RPA has ...

21st Feb

2017

BPS England: Updates on Entitlements Screen The below have now been updated: Entitlement transfers not showing within the transfer tab The fix for this was started last Wednesday night.   2. Leased entitlements showing as both ...

8th Feb

2017

BPS England 2016: New Process for Payment Queries The RPA has announced that there is to be a new process for payment queries, where claimants have received their payment and claim statement but believe that the BPS payment which has ...

8th Feb

2017

BPS England: Common Land Remapping The RPA has now completed re-mapping the eligible areas of commons and it is hoped that the revised data will be made available on the GOV.UK website soon to replace the originally published data on ...

8th Feb

2017

BPS England: Commons Teams From Monday 6 February the RPA Commons team are now available to respond to farmers with specific commons queries that cannot be answered by the Customer Support Centre. Access to the Commons team will be ...

8th Feb

2017

BPS England: Rural Payments Service and Online Maps Availability This Week The Rural Payments service will be unavailable from 6 until 6.30 p.m. this evening (Wednesday 8th February). The online ‘View land’ (maps) will be ...

6th Feb

2017

BPS England 2016: RPA Inspection Reports The RPA annually carries out both physical and remote sensing inspections for BPS. For physical inspections completed for BPS 2016, the RPA has started to send out the remaining inspection ...

1st Feb

2017

England BPS 2017: Customer Registration Process is now back working The temporary issue with registering customers has now been remedied and therefore the claimant registrations processes are now back to normal.

1st Feb

2017

RPA: New Interim Chief Executive Announced The RPA’s Chief Executive, Mark Grimshaw, has decided to resign from his role at the RPA and it has been announced that Paul Caldwell will be the Interim Chief Executive. Mr. Caldwell ...