FCG Response to ELMS Consultation

The reduction in Basic Payments Scheme will start next year and a new era of agriculture support is imminent. The BPS replacement system known as Environmental Land Management Scheme ELMS is starting to be brought together. The Government closed an industry wide consultation on their proposals at the end of July. On behalf of FCG […]

Is It Time for Rent Review?

Many tenants are reluctant to seek a rent review for fear of upsetting a longstanding relationship with their landlord. Many Agricultural Holding Act Tenancies and Farm Business Tenancies only allow rent reviews every three years and require notice of a rent review to be submitted 12 months in advance of the date of the review. […]

New Income Streams for Farmers

The Government has announced that the current Basic Payment scheme will end in 2028. The proposal for an enhanced Environmental Stewardship Scheme, in the form of Environmental Land Management (ELMS), is still some way off. With wide scale trials in 2024 and a full roll out in 2026, it will mean that that many farms […]