Woodland Creation Planning Grant

Are you thinking of applying for the Woodland Creation Grant, but concerned about the costs of getting the application together and not being approved? On the 2nd November 2020, the RPA announced that the minimum application requirement for the Woodland Creation Grant had been reduced from 10ha to 5ha as part of their plan to […]

Covid Contingency Planning

With the Covid 19 pandemic now beginning to impact on farms especially as children are back in school, it is timely to consider your risk management plans for the inevitable issues that may occur on farm. We are beginning to see a lot of businesses adversely impacted by staff having to self isolate or worse […]

Biodiversity Net Gain – An Opportunity for Landowners

Biodiversity Net Gain – An Opportunity for Landowners (article from Rob Wreglesworth of the Environment Bank) The need for biodiversity offsetting sites is due to sharply increase with the introduction of mandatory biodiversity net gain under England’s planning law, generating a new avenue of investment into the rural economy and into your land. An Introduction […]

Green Homes Grant Scheme

A grant is available of a maximum of £5,000 to provide a voucher that covers two thirds of the cost of qualifying energy efficiency or low carbon heating improvements. Primary measures include: Insulation measures • Solid wall • Under floor • Cavity walls • Loft • Flat roof • Room in roof • Insulation on […]