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A consultation has opened seeking views on two key changes to the Basic Payment Scheme.
A recent case heard by the Court of Appeal concerned whether or not a tenancy had been created between family members and the family farming partnership.
On 16 February at a virtual NFU Farm Safety Event, along with Stuart Roberts, NFU Deputy President, Mike Thomas, NFU media advisor and Dr Stephen Britten, HSE Inspector – Hewitsons Partner Simon Biggin talked to an audience of 130 farmers about handling HSE incidents, investigations and prosecutions.
Schedule 3 Case B of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (“AHA”) allows a landlord to serve a notice to quit on a tenant to recover land which is subject to an AHA tenancy where there is development in prospect.
From 1 April 2021, the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations will apply to all existing tenancies. This includes tenancies of residential dwellings which grant someone the right to occupy as their only or main residence and which provide for payment of rent.
In one of its first post-Brexit moves, the UK government has launched a consultation on using gene-editing to modify livestock and food crops in England. Environment Secretary George Eustice announced the consultation at the Virtual Oxford Farming Conference on Wednesday 7 January. A full copy of Mr Eustice’s speech can be found here.
Why are lawyers obsessed with writing things down? Not least because memories fade or recollection of what was “agreed” can differ. Writing it down gives professional advisors an opportunity to tease out other issues.