2016

  • Start-up number suffer five year fall

    Business start-up numbers have fallen significantly in the last five years, according to Lloyds Bank analysis - 19% fewer new businesses were launched in the UK in November 2016 compared to November 2011. Regionally, the data from BankSearch shows that Wales has seen the largest decline in start-ups, falling by over a quarter (26%).

    Posted at January 12, 2017 | By : | Categories : News,Rural Business | Comments Off on Start-up number suffer five year fall
  • Euro exchange rate set for 2016 BPS

    Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payments for England are set in Euros and then converted into sterling. The rate for 2016 has now been published (based on an average of the European Central Bank exchange rates in September) at €1 = £0.85228. The previous year’s exchange rate for BPS was €1 = £0.73129. The Rural Payments ...

    Posted at September 30, 2016 | By : | Categories : Farming,News | Comments Off on Euro exchange rate set for 2016 BPS