19th May

2016

BPS 2016: Preliminary Check letters In Wales, RPW is to carry out preliminary checks on applications during a 35 day period after the 16 May submission deadline.  This means if something is flagged up, applicants can provide further ...

19th May

2016

BPS 2016: Penalty free SAF Online amendment date In Wales, the penalty free period to make certain amendments to BPS 2016 applications through SAF Online already submitted by 16 May 2016 ends on 31 May NOT 01 June as published ...

19th May

2016

BPS 2016: Missed 16 May submission deadline If any member has missed the 16 May submission deadline, applications can still be made up to 10 June.  However for every late day after 16 May there will be a 1% penalty for each working ...

19th May

2016

BPS 2016: Amending Online applications and RPA’s re-mapping BPS 2016 claimants are able to amend online applications up to 31 May without incurring any penalty.  The TFA urges members to check the online land viewer because the RPA ...

19th May

2016

BPS 2016: Entitlement transfer confirmations For entitlement transfers, the RPA is beginning to send out confirmation letters which are being sent out in batches over the next couple of weeks.

16th May

2016

House of Lords EU Committee Urges Action on Farm Tenancies The Tenant Farmers Association has welcomed a report from the House of Lords EU Committee following its Inquiry into price volatility in agriculture and how to create a more ...

16th May

2016

Campaign for Longer Term Farm Tenancies is Far From Over The Tenant Farmers Association is continuing to push ahead with its FBT10+ campaign for longer term Farm Business Tenancies. The FBT10+ Campaign was launched in January 2015 to ...

16th May

2016

This is the best essay by a student on the Reading University MSc Rural Land and Business Management course where students were set an assignment based on the impact of the TFA’s campaign.  The winner was Martin Borley from Suffolk. ...

13th May

2016

Welcome to the TFA’s regular e-newsletter.  Each week we will be bringing you snippets of news that we feel will be of interest to you.  It also contains links to documents that we have added to the website over the past seven ...

12th May

2016

House of Commons Debate, 10 May 2016 Conservative Member of Parliament Nusrat Ghani led a House of Commons Debate on the TFA’s FBT10+ Campaign on 10 May 2016.  Click here to watch a recording of the debate.

6th May

2016

Welcome to the TFA’s regular e-newsletter.  Each week we will be bringing you snippets of news that we feel will be of interest to you.  It also contains links to documents that we have added to the website over the past seven ...

4th May

2016

TFA Presses the Case for Extension to English 2016 BPS Deadline The Tenant Farmers Association has written for a second time to DEFRA Minister of State, George Eustice MP, asking for an extension to the 2016 deadline for the Basic ...

3rd May

2016

Farm Rents are Falling but Need to Come Down More The Tenant Farmers Association has produced evidence showing reductions in farm rents are occurring but that there is a need for these to go further. TFA Adviser Katy Fox said ...