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TFA e-newsletter 20 May 2016
20th 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 ...

BPS 2016: Preliminary Check letters
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 ...

BPS 2016: Penalty free SAF Online amendment date
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 ...

BPS 2016: Missed 16 May submission deadline
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 ...

BPS 2016: Amending Online applications and RPA’s re-mapping
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 ...

BPS 2016: Entitlement transfer confirmations
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.

TFA Media Release No. 30 – House of Lords EU Committee Urges Action on Farm Tenancies
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 ...

TFA Media Release No. 29 – Campaign for Longer Term Farm Tenancies is Far From Over
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 ...

Prize Essay from Reading University Post Graduate Student Martin Borley
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. ...

TFA e-newsletter 13 May 2016
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 ...

House of Commons Debate, 10 May 2016
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.

TFA e-newsletter 06 May 2016
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 ...

TFA Media Release No. 28 – TFA Presses the Case for Extension to English 2016 BPS Deadline
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 ...