RPA Announces Exchange Rate

The RPA has confirmed the exchange rate for Basic Payment Scheme 2018 payments made in sterling. The euro exchange rate for calculating BPS 2018 payments has been set at £0.89281. This is a 0.2% drop on 2017 levels,…

Agriculture Bill Published

The Agriculture Bill was today presented to Parliament outlining a framework for post - BREXIT agriculture policy and providing details of how BPS will be phased out. The Bill is short on detail and doesn't give…

Just a reminder....

In line with the rules for BPS compliance, hedges may be cut or trimmed from the 1st September. If your land is currently part of a Countryside Stewardship (CS) or Entry Level Stewardship agreement, it is advised…

Planning Team Expansion

As part of Brooks Leney’s continuing growth and development, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Ruth Goodfield as Town Planner working alongside Natalie Winspear in our Planning Team. Ruth has a…

AMC and Long Term Borrowing

Brooks Leney are Agents to AMC who are one of the leading suppliers of long term funding to the agricultural and rural sector. In the last 6 months Brooks Leney have helped farmers and rural business source funding…

We Have Moved!

We are pleased to announce that we have moved offices. With immediate effect our new address is: Hyntle Barn Hill Farm Hintlesham Ipswich IP8 3NJ Our contact numbers and emails will remain the…

BPS 2018 - Changes to Greening Rules

We are pleased to have heard that DEFRA have now confirmed the details to additional changes to the greening rules for the 2018 claim year. Whilst we are still awaiting full guidance, the following areas have been…

New Electronic Communications Code

Having been waiting in the wings for many months, the new Electronic Communications Code eventually became law on the 28 December 2017.  The Code was introduced to replace the existing Telecoms Code which had been…