Food and farming industry


  1. Make or update a rural payments claim

    Update your details with the Rural Payments Agency to keep claiming payments for your farm land

  2. Get help and support for your business

    Get business support and advice over the phone and online - setting up and running a business

  3. Use Cattle Tracing System (CTS) Online

    Register with BCMS's online service to register cattle births and report cattle deaths and cattle movements online

  4. Agricultural Sick Pay

    Agricultural Sick Pay means you're paid wages while you're sick - can you get it, how to claim, what you'll get

  5. Calculate your agricultural worker holiday entitlement

    Work out how much statutory holiday leave you’re entitled to as an agricultural worker

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Guidance and regulation

  1. BPS 2019
  2. The food and drink sector and preparing for EU Exit
  3. The farming sector and preparing for EU Exit
  4. Register land you use to keep livestock
  5. Agricultural vehicle licences, tax information and fuel
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News and communications

  1. Innovate UK-supported entrepreneurs make Maserati 100 list
  2. Events: Groceries Code Adjudicator
  3. New Fisheries Minister celebrates International Year of Salmon
  4. UN recognises UK science excellence in shellfish safety
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Research and statistics

  1. Latest cattle, sheep and pig slaughter statistics
  2. Latest poultry and poultry meat statistics
  3. Latest UK milk prices and composition of milk
  4. Statistics on Badgers vaccinated against bovine tuberculosis (TB)
  5. Genetically Modified Organisms: list of deliberate release sites
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Food and natural mineral water: amending laws in England
  2. Food labelling: amending laws
  3. Geographical Indications (GI): creating UK schemes after EU exit
  4. Food labelling: changing food allergen information laws
  5. The Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water (England) Regulations 2015
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. RPA Business Impact Target (BIT) Reports
  2. Government Chemist Annual Review 2016
  3. Request for information under Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) concerning the implementation of a Cross Compliance penalty - 18 Jan 2017
  4. UK Co-ordinating Body Annual Report: 2015 to 2016
  5. UK Co-ordinating Body Business Plan, 2016 to 2017
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