Finance news around the UK

13 December 2019



Farm worker earnings continue upward trend

13 December 2019

Agricultural labour costs continue to rise

Farmers reminded to apply for suckler beef support scheme

12 December 2019

The scheme supports Scotland's beef producers

Processors failing dairy farmers, says UFU

11 December 2019

NI has second lowest milk price in EU

Wyke Farms' suppliers given fixed milk price option

10 December 2019

Suppliers offered the option starting from 1 Jan

Consider 'passive' options first when farm diversifying, expert says

10 December 2019

'Don’t rush into diversifying'

Irish beef farmers blockade Tesco facility

10 December 2019

Farmers demand better beef prices

£5,000 available to help rural business with new venture

9 December 2019

Rural fund to help countryside businesses

First Milk holds January 2020 milk price

6 December 2019

UK dairy-cop holds milk price

Irish farmers blockade Aldi facility and demand price increase

6 December 2019

Angry farmers urge 'immediate' beef price hike

UK dairy industry 'not delivering' for farmers, protest group says

5 December 2019

It urges industry to look at Finland's model

NMW investigations – what should rural businesses look out for?

4 December 2019

Rural sector remains a target under scrutiny

Farmers could recover thousands in overpaid council tax

4 December 2019

Properties could have been undervalued

99% of NI farms receive direct payment on day one

3 December 2019

23,609 farm businesses received payment

Scottish beef prices increase after period of decline

3 December 2019

Farmgate beef prices experience modest rise

Muller offers farmer suppliers additional 1ppl in 2020

3 December 2019

Farmers must make herd health advancements

2019 support payments arrive in farmers' accounts

3 December 2019

Farmers in England begin receiving payments

Farmer and wife jailed after £610,000 VAT fraud

2 December 2019

Couple jailed after HMRC investigation into farm

NI farmer diversifies farm to secure profitable future for sons

29 November 2019

Calving house investment secures new rearing contract

Swine fever boosts Cranswick's profits to £47.6m

29 November 2019

Demand for meat boosts UK food company

'Prime opportunity' to seek ground rent from energy schemes

28 November 2019

Some are worth up to £8m over their lifetime

Farmers affected by Solarplicity collapse to be paid thousands

27 November 2019

Farmers were owed over £225k in FiT payments

Rural firms urged to apply for share of £35m growth fund

26 November 2019

Deadline is 16 February 2020

Welsh govt confirms intention to continue BPS in 2021

25 November 2019

It comes in light of the continuing uncertainty

Lamb prices boosted by solid UK and international demand

25 November 2019

However, beef prices significantly down

Farmers reminded of Annual Investment Allowance tax relief

21 November 2019

It was increased to £1m per year until 2021

Farmers told to take advantage of new grant schemes

21 November 2019

Two new schemes announced this month

Mystery donor gives £20,000 to save popular farm

21 November 2019

Edinburgh urban farm receives major boost

Tories pledge to protect UK farming budget if elected

21 November 2019

Budget of £3bn would be protected

Actively farm to claim agricultural tax reliefs, warns rural expert

20 November 2019

There must be 'good evidence of husbandry'

Regenerative farming advocate to scale up enterprise

20 November 2019

Welsh farmer to further his farming business