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Rural Payments Agency pays [93]% of Basic Payment Scheme claims in January

Rural Payments Agency pays [93]% of Basic Payment Scheme claims in January

More than 80,000 (93%) farmers in England have now received their 2016 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) money. This means the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has paid 93% of eligible claims more than two months ahead of its end of March target. The payments are worth £1.48 billion and include a range of 2016 BPS claim […]

Rural Payments Agency pays 91% of 2016 Basic Payment Scheme claims in December

Over 78,000 (91%) of farmers in England received their 2016 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) money by the end of December. Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom said: “I know how important these payments are to farmers and I am pleased that the RPA has surpassed its target of making 90% of payments by the end of December. […]

First 12,000 BPS applications received

First 12,000 BPS applications received

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has now received 12,900 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) applications. But with just over four weeks to go until the June 15 deadline, farmers who have not yet submitted their claim are being urged to do so as soon as possible. RPA has sent farmers, either by email or on paper, […]

Countdown to BPS 2015 deadline

There are seven weeks remaining for farmers to make their 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS 2015) application. The vast majority of farmers should now have received their pre-populated BP5 claim forms. Anyone who has not received their form, either by email or post, by the end of April should contact the Rural Payments helpline on […]

It’s time to make your BPS 2015 application

Farmers are advised to start their 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application as soon as they receive their pre-populated form. The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) began sending the forms yesterday (12 April) and they will be sent initially to everyone who has registered on the Rural Payments system. The email will be sent from donotreply@ruralpayments.service.gov.uk. […]

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