Environmental Permitting – EA Enforced Variations

On 21st February the Environment Agency completed their consultation of the implantation of Best Available Techniques (BAT) compliance and have written to the majority of permitted pig and poultry farms to send out a copy of the updated permit which now includes conditions to operate to BAT. As part of this process operators will also […]

Consultation on Transport of Livestock Now Closed

Did you complete a consultation response to the Defra proposals for tighter rules on animal livestock that was released in December? There is hope that there will be a common sense approach to this following the end of the consultation period that closed on Thursday 25th February. The consultation, for England and Wales, focuses particularly […]

Flooding – Practical and Holistic Approach is Needed

The last few weeks of wet weather have again highlighted the pressing issue of flooding and the seemingly continual cycle of restoring damaged land only for it to be under water in no time. The issue of how to manage flooding and alleviate the problems caused are complex with many stakeholders involved from landowners and […]

Bounce Back Loan Scheme – Should You Apply?

Although most are already conscious of the available support, a surprising number of businesses are still not fully aware of what is available or how best to utilise the loan to benefit the business. Should you apply for the government bounce back loan? This is a question being asked by many clients currently, with the […]