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Badger cull central to policy to rid England of bovine TB by 2038

Posted by Mark Carlisle on May 10th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All .

The government is committed to eradicating bovine TB and sees badger culling as central to that policy, as highlighted in a House of Commons briefing paper published 12 April 2018.

Badger culling has taken place in England since 2011. The government strategy set out the rationale for action to address the...

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Attention Farmers!

Posted by Mark Carlisle on April 20th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All .

Basic Payment Scheme deadline looms

The application deadline for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2017 is midnight on 15 May 2018. Late applications will be accepted until 9 June but will incur a penalty.

This is the first year that hedges are shown in online digital maps. For those that want to...

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Land, Horses & The Law

Posted by Mark Carlisle on November 15th 2016 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All .

Introduction

If you are considering allowing horses onto your land it is important to seek legal and tax advice.  You should consider the most appropriate type of agreement to use as it is not always obvious.

1.         Horses for purely recreational use

When there is no business element we would advise a licence or...

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Renting commercial property

Posted by Mark Carlisle on September 30th 2014 in All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , SERVICES FOR BUSINESSES .

Paying for commercial premises often represents the lion’s share of operating costs for most new businesses.  Not many new businesses can afford to buy a freehold property so taking on a lease is often the only available option.  If you are considering taking a lease of commercial premises it is...

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Does your Commercial Lease have a Break Clause

Posted by Mark Carlisle on February 12th 2014 in All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY .

What is a Break Clause?

A break clause allows either a Landlord or a Tenant (normally the Tenant) to bring a fixed term lease to an end.  The right to break the lease may arise on one or more specified dates or be exercisable at any time during the term on a...

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Contaminated Land

Posted by Mark Carlisle on January 18th 2010 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All .

Ever thought about the land under your feet? Do you know the history of the land surrounding your house? More and more land in the UK is being identified as contaminated land. Whilst contamination doesn't always have a detrimental effect your health, it can on your wallet. 

Under the Environmental Protection...

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