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Agricultural wages reform could prove a headache for cash-strapped farm businesses

Agricultural wages reform could prove a headache for cash-strapped farm businesses

New wages reform may help staff moral but they are another headache for farm businesses in the current economic climate, says Mark Morison, Partner at Berrys in Shropshire. April 1 will see the introduction of the Government’s New Living Wage in England. All workers aged 25 and over, who are not in their first year […]

Fly tipping back on the radar

Fly tipping back on the radar

The CLA has welcomed a change in the law making it easier for authorities to seize fly-tippers’ vehicles, and in some circumstances allowing them to destroy vehicles which have been seized. The Control of Waste (Dealing with Seized Property) Regulations 2015 came into force in England and Wales on 6 April 2015. The changes broaden […]

FUW rejects Red Tractor beef lifetime assurance

FUW rejects Red Tractor beef lifetime assurance

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has rejected proposals to ratchet up Red Tractor Farm Assurance rules on the grounds that it would add to bureaucracy and increase costs along the whole supply chain. A consultation issued in January by Assured Food Standards on the Red Tractor Assurance scheme proposes that cattle should only achieve farm […]

Anger at plans to regulate price landowners can charge telecoms giants for access

Anger at plans to regulate price landowners can charge telecoms giants for access

The CLA is calling on MPs to vote down proposals that would give the Government power to set the price landowners can charge telecommunication companies for access to their land. The proposals, described by CLA President Henry Robinson as “an assault on the free market”, are scheduled to be debated in Parliament this week. He […]

Breakthrough on right to remove fly-grazed animals from private land

Breakthrough on right to remove fly-grazed animals from private land

  Landowners who find horses left illegally in their fields may have more power to remove the animals thanks to a new law currently before Parliament. The Bill, which is promoted by Julian Sturdy MP and backed by the CLA and a host of rural, farming and animal welfare bodies, is expected to become law […]

CLA welcomes Government’s plans to simplify septic tank regulatory system

CLA welcomes Government’s plans to simplify septic tank regulatory system

The CLA, which represents landowners, farmers, and rural businesses, has welcomed the Government’s plan to replace the current registration system for septic tanks with a risk-based system as a step in the right direction. This change resulted from a call by the CLA for a reformed system that reduced the regulatory burden of managing small […]

UK food production ‘flat lining’ as EU over-regulation continues

UK food production ‘flat lining’ as EU over-regulation continues

The UK’s crop production toolbox is becoming worryingly depleted at a time when we need to be producing more crops, not less, the NFU said today. A new report ‘Healthy Harvest’ has been launched by the NFU at the Cereals Event today (Wednesday) in response to concerns that already flat lining UK crop production will […]

AIC welcomes review of seed regulations, but fights to retain UK needs

AIC welcomes review of seed regulations, but fights to retain UK needs

Speaking at the AIC Annual Seed Trade Dinner, Paul Taylor who chairs the Seed Sector said a full review was long overdue and the Confederation had collaborated willingly in the EU Better Regulation consultation for seeds. The UK input reflected a strong consensus between the commercial seed industry and plant breeders, and farming unions, as […]

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