CLM Update – Spring 2024

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CLM Update – Winter 2024

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CLM Feature – Maximising the returns available

CLM are 20 years old this year and are the featured company in the January 2024 edition of the South East Farmer, read the full article here………

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CLM Update – Autumn 2023

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CLM Update – Summer 2023

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September 2023 – Sussex Section 106 agreement marks key moment for developers in Biodiversity Net Gain provision

A Sussex estate has signed an innovative Section 106 agreement with the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) marking a ground-breaking step in terms of how developers can provide biodiversity net gain (BNG).

Completed on July 18, the legal agreement means 31ha of land at Iford Estate – equating to 210 biodiversity units – is the first to appear on the SDNPA’s register of land formally ‘dedicated’ for BNG provision.

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BNG Briefing – July 2023

Your seven-page guide to the latest news and views on biodiversity net gain

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February 2024 – SFI and CS appeal widens

The Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) and Countryside Stewardship have become considerably more appealing after the government released new  information about the schemes. Kevin Jay digests the detail…

Increased payment rates, up to 50 additional ‘actions’ and a single application service for SFI and Countryside Stewardship (CS) Mid-Tier payments were among the promises made by DEFRA Secretary Steve Barclay at the Oxford Farming Conference.

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October 2023 – Monitor costs in tandem with pursuing environmental ambitions

Entering a Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) or Countryside Stewardship (CS) scheme provides an ideal opportunity to undertake a whole-farm cost review, explains CLM’s Oli Pilbeam.

“£673/ha? I may as well put my entire farm down for that.”

That’s a comment I’ve heard a lot over the past 12 months.

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July 2023 – Check insurance cover

Farmers and landowners are being advised to check that their insurance cover reflects risks they face and that they are not over-paying on their premiums.

“The nature of businesses, and therefore the risks they carry, is changing rapidly,” said Matthew Berryman, director with farm business consultancy CLM.

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