High Demand for Grant Funding

Following the recent deadline for the most recent round of Growth grant funding, the Gloucester office noticed a very high demand and number of applications. We have completed expressions of interest for over £5 million worth of grant funding for a wide range of businesses and projects, both for farming and non-farming businesses. A range […]

Mid-Tier Stewardship Window Now Open

Now is a good time to apply for a new 5-year Countryside Stewardship agreement that offers attractive returns for extending benefits to wildlife through both land based and capital options. Applications are now open with a number of different options for you to consider; Mid-Tier, Higher-Tier, Water Capital Only and Wildlife Offers. By applying this […]

Countryside Stewardship – Split or Stick?

The application window for Countryside Stewardship Applications opened on 11th February and our new Farming Minister, George Eustice, has spoken out in support of the scheme identifying it as “a good stepping stone” towards the Government’s new Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS) which is due to be rolled out by the end of 2024. However, […]

Mind the BPS Funding Gap

The recent Government announcement guaranteeing this year’s BPS was accompanied by the disclosure that from 2021, BPS will start to be reduced and come to an end in 2028. At the same time the Government announced plans to reduce BPS in 2021, with the introduction of a banded reduction depending on the level of payment. […]