Basic Payment Scheme

Single Farm Payment forms never seem to get any easier do they? Now renamed The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). We already assist several hundred clients complete and check their forms each year, deal with on-going issues relating to RPA errors and queries, ensure compliance etc. We are here to help with any issues you may have; yet another cost-effective service for a bit of piece of mind.

One of our particular areas of expertise is advice on the various farm payment schemes and the ever-changing legislation. If you have any doubts about your entitlements, please call in to our offices at the Lancaster or Kendal Auction Marts any time for friendly, professional advice. (There is plenty of free parking.) Alternatively, contact us to arrange a farm visit for a full assessment.  Rodney Coward and Carole Hodgson work together to ensure our clients get the best possible advice for their farming business.  Please do not hesitate to contact them to ask for assistance.

Environmental Schemes

Farm Advisory Services was originally set up to provide assistance to those looking at the new Entry Level Stewardship scheme either as new claimants or because their ESA agreements were due to expire.  These schemes are now complete and with Natural England soon to release details of their plans for new environmental schemes Rodney (undoubtedly one of the areas most respected and knowledgeable advisor for environmental schemes) is keeping a very careful and watching brief to see how these will affect our customers and their eligibility to join.  He and Carole offer a cost-effective service for our customers so please do not be reluctant to ask for advcie as to how we can help you.

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Michael Mashiter, FRICS FAAV

Michael Mashiter, FRICS FAAV - Chartered Surveyor & Land Agent

Telephone: direct line 015395 66214 or Mobile 07713 787511
Rodney Coward

Rodney Coward - Farm Advisory Services Manager

Telephone: 015395 66213 or 07717 548966
Carole Hodgson

Carole Hodgson - Farm Advisor

Telephone: 015395 66216 or 07717 817051

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