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Mark Carlisle

Feed-in tariffs: Ofgem publishes closure guidance

Posted by Mark Carlisle on March 29th 2019 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

On 21 March 2019, Ofgem published Feed-in Tariffs: Essential guide to closure of the scheme. This guidance explains Ofgem's administration of the closure of the feed-in tariffs (FITs) scheme to new applications from 1 April 2019. The guidance is based on the Feed-In Tariffs (Closure, etc) Order 2018 (SI 2018/1380).

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Mark Carlisle

Government under pressure to provide bridging finance for BPS payments

Posted by Mark Carlisle on November 19th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

Government under pressure to provide bridging finance for BPS payments

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has confirmed it remains fully focused on processing Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 payments promptly from the start of the payment window (1 December 2018). However, the UK government is coming under pressure from the farming...

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Mark Carlisle

Government TB strategy review

Posted by Mark Carlisle on November 19th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

Government TB strategy review

The government’s 25 year bovine tuberculosis (TB) strategy, led by Sir Charles Godfray, has been published on 13 November 2018. The report, which was commissioned by Environment Secretary Michael Gove in February 2018, aims to inform future strategies around the government’s goal of eradicating the disease by...

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Mark Carlisle

Poultry Registration Rules

Posted by Mark Carlisle on November 12th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All .

Poultry (including game birds): registration rules

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published guidance for poultry including game) owners. Those farmers or landowners who keep 50 or more birds on their premises must register using the compulsory registration form within one month of keeping. The law applies...

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Mark Ollier

Asian Hornet: UK Sightings in 2018

Posted by Mark Ollier on October 24th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

Asian hornet: UK sightings in 2018

The government has confirmed that there have been 13 confirmed sightings of the Asian hornet in England and six nests have been destroyed. Nine of these sightings occurred in 2018; an individual hornet in Lancashire (April) and Hull, three in Cornwall, two in Hampshire, one...

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Mark Ollier

How to choose a Solicitor

Posted by Mark Ollier on October 17th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS , FAMILY , MOVING HOUSE , POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND THE COURT OF PROTECTION , SERVICES FOR BUSINESSES , WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES .

Choosing a Solicitor?

As a regular subscriber to Which magazine, I was immensely gratified to see the booklet enclosed which their latest issue dealing with “Planning your Next House Move”

They recommend choosing specialists to carry out the legal work and say that solicitors offer a wider range of legal services than...

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