ARA News Articles

EU urges ‘fast relief’ for struggling farmers - April 18, 2016
thumb image

MEPs have told the EU Agriculture Commissioner that the Commission needs to come up with quicker, more decisive actions for farmers in the worst-hit sectors, such as dairy and livestock. The MEPs also called for greater structural reform to agriculture in the EU to better balance the supply chain, ensure fairer income for farmers and … Continue reading EU urges ‘fast relief’ for struggling farmers


Fresh calls for action to improve returns for milk producers - March 14, 2016
thumb image

The NFU has warned that the consequences of failing to ensure farmers receive a fair share of the rewards from milk production would be severe. The NFU has said that any action from the government or retailers in regards to the dairy market must be urgent, well considered and collaborative and has called on the … Continue reading Fresh calls for action to improve returns for milk producers


Low prices and cashflow ‘biggest challenge’ for farmers - March 14, 2016
thumb image

Industry leaders have called on the government to help farmers deal with lower market prices and cashflow concerns. The National Farmers Union President Meurig Raymond has responded to a recent report by the House of Commons environment, food and rural affairs select (Efra) committee, which has criticised the Rural Payment Agency (RPA) for delays in … Continue reading Low prices and cashflow ‘biggest challenge’ for farmers


Do you have a financial life plan? - March 14, 2016
thumb image

Whilst many farm owners spend their time planning the affairs of their operation, they often spend too little time considering their own personal financial position, especially in regards to their retirement. The development of a personalised financial life plan will enable you to save enough money to be financially secure once you retire. Farm owners … Continue reading Do you have a financial life plan?


British farming could be in jeopardy if Brexit occurs, warns new report - February 16, 2016
thumb image

A new report from an academic at the University of Warwick has said the future of the UK farming sector could be uncertain following a potential exit from Europe. Professor Wyn Grant from the University of Warwick has produced the report on behalf of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society to look at the impact a so-called … Continue reading British farming could be in jeopardy if Brexit occurs, warns new report


More than three quarters of farmers have received their Basic Payment Scheme - February 16, 2016
thumb image

Newly released data from the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has shown 66,800 farmers in England (77 per cent) had been paid their 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payment by the end of January. The RPA’s announcement means that of the £1.43 billion set aside for the BPS in 2015 more than £1 billion is now … Continue reading More than three quarters of farmers have received their Basic Payment Scheme


Making the most of your finances – now and in the future - February 16, 2016
thumb image

In today’s complicated marketplace, professional and impartial advice is paramount when it comes to finding the best solutions to meet your clients’ financial needs. MT Financial Management is a firm of Chartered Financial Planners that provides independent and unbiased financial planning, investment portfolio management, pension review and trust review services to the clients of Moore … Continue reading Making the most of your finances – now and in the future


Farmers could be offered a radical solution to flooding - January 13, 2016
thumb image

In the last few months farms across the UK have been affected by heavy rainfall and flooding, which has destroyed crops and damaged buildings and local infrastructure. During a speech at the Oxford Farming Conference earlier this month, Liz Truss announced, subject to parliamentary approval, that farmers would be granted permission to maintain ditches up … Continue reading Farmers could be offered a radical solution to flooding


No alternative plan for UK farming if the country leaves the EU - January 13, 2016
thumb image

The government has been forced to admit that there is currently no alternative plan for farming if the UK decides to the leave the EU before the end of 2017 following the EU referendum. Environment Secretary Liz Truss recently revealed that department officials were not yet working on a contingency plan that would form the … Continue reading No alternative plan for UK farming if the country leaves the EU


Saving accounts with lowest rates named and shamed by FCA - January 13, 2016
thumb image

Savings accounts that pay out the lowest rates of interest are being named and shamed as part of new measures introduced by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to get savers a better deal. Banks paying ultra-low interest rates to loyal savers have been exposed by the FCA as part of a campaign to encourage customers … Continue reading Saving accounts with lowest rates named and shamed by FCA


© Copyright Moore Thompson. All rights reserved. | Terms & conditions | Privacy policy | Sitemap
Moore Thompson is registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Accountants in Spalding | Wisbech | Market Deeping | Lincolnshire | Cambridgeshire | Peterborough