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Mark Carlisle

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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Beviss and Beckingsale
Mark Ollier

New Japanese Knotweed (fallopia japonica) Case Causes Concern

Posted by Mark Ollier on February 13th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , MOVING HOUSE .

As you may be aware, Japanese Knotweed is an invasive species in the UK, which although superficially attractive, causes major structural problems to buildings.  At its most prolific, it can grow up to 20cm a day. Its roots are 3 metres deep and it can grow through concrete. It spreads...

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Beviss and Beckingsale
Mark Carlisle

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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Mark Carlisle

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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