Finance news around the UK

28 February 2020



Tightening Agricultural Property Relief 'could devastate' farms

27 February 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak could tighten IHT rules

BPS payments to be reduced from 2021 in 'progressive way'

27 February 2020

George Eustice said it will start with reduction of 5%

Lloyds Bank announces support for flood-affected farmers

26 February 2020

Temporary and fee free increases to overdrafts

Egg producers hit by 'hyper deflation', industry figure warns

26 February 2020

He warned of big reduction in egg prices

Red meat levy boards to increase funding to £3.5m

25 February 2020

Additional funding to promote British red meat

Chinese demand for pork offsets weak domestic consumption

25 February 2020

Driving this growth has been the ASF outbreak

Arla's milk price to increase from 1 March

24 February 2020

Dairy co-operative boosts milk price

'Beware of hedge cutting restrictions to avoid BPS penalties'

24 February 2020

Farmers urged to remember BPS regulations

£50,000 from RABI's crisis fund to help flood-affected farmers

20 February 2020

RABI to fast-track help to farmers

2021 Nuffield Farming Scholarship applications now open

19 February 2020

Applications for industry bursary now open

Financial support unveiled for flood-affected businesses

19 February 2020

Thousands of pounds made available

'Born Mucky' shows how farmers can profit from old machinery

18 February 2020

TV show highlights importance of auctions

Treasury urged to simplify tax system for farm businesses

18 February 2020

CLA's plea to Treasury for simplified tax system

Wales’ top farm diversification experts share tips for success

18 February 2020

Diversified farmers will share their knowledge

Most NI dairy farmers 'not happy' with milk prices

13 February 2020

Survey shows negative sentiment within NI dairy

Rent abatements 'needed' for farm tenants after poor weather

12 February 2020

Landlords urged to give rent abatements to tenants

Wages Board proposes pay boost for NI farm workers

11 February 2020

It proposes a 5 percent wage increase

Farmers urged to reconsider potential of Countryside Stewardship

11 February 2020

'Now is the time to review CSS'

Smaller hogg carryover and trade rebalancing boosts sheep prices

10 February 2020

Farmgate hogg prices are 21% higher than last year

Asset innovation 'key for farmers to thrive in new green world'

10 February 2020

Farms urged to become ‘asset innovators’

£40m fund to help Scottish farmers become greener

10 February 2020

Fund will help farmers tackle climate change

Payments worth £330m get underway for Scots farmers

7 February 2020

Farm payments are now underway

Spike in farmers looking at farm diversification for 2020

7 February 2020

Half of farmers are planning on diversification

Chilean firm acquires two UK cherry farms

6 February 2020

Move will make a 'cherry centre of excellence'

£50m rural business grant scheme deadline looms

5 February 2020

Rural businesses and start-ups urged to apply

Northern Irish farmers welcome £293m in direct payments

5 February 2020

The confirmation provides 'much needed certainty'

£500k boost to support digital infrastructure in Welsh marts

31 January 2020

Funding will strengthen digital animal traceability

Total income from Northern Ireland farming drops by 25%

31 January 2020

NI agriculture takes a significant financial hit

Big British breakfasts help raise £15,000 for farm charity

30 January 2020

Thousands raised for the DPJ Foundation

Farmers urged to evidence the effects of wet weather

29 January 2020

Impact on crop diversification requirements for BPS claims