BPS & Rural Grants

Specialists in assisting with applications for a number of rural grants and subsidies.

Since the introduction of the Single Payment Scheme, now the Basic Payment Scheme our professionals have continued to expand their knowledge and expertise on all grants available.

Since the Single Payment Scheme (SPS) was introduced our advisors have dealt with a great many enquiries from clients needing help with applications, registering land, claiming special entitlements and transferring entitlements and land. Following the introduction of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in January 2015 the Agricultural team have continued to expand their wealth of practical knowledge on the subject and are on hand to provide advice for farming clients.

If you would like specific advice on business planning, in light of the BPS, please contact the advisers listed.

If you are interested in trading or transferring entitlements please contact Lester Williams in the Sherborne office.

We can advise and assist with:

  • Annual BPS claims including the registration of land, mapping amendments, cross compliance and resolving disputes with the RPA.
  • The sale, purchase and trading of entitlements
  • Countryside Stewardship
    • Mid-tier and higher-tier schemes
    • Wildlife offers
    • Standalone water capital grants
    • Hedgerow and boundary grants
  • Rural Regenerations Grants

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We shall continue to use Symonds & Sampson for any land agency work with our smallholding and appreciate the complete facilities the firm can provide.

Many thanks for providing this helpful information and the informal valuation to our solicitors Ramsdens. I appreciate you doing this so promptly and at such short notice.

Many thanks for your expertise in sorting this compensation package

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