Thousands get ready to claim Basic Payment Scheme 2015

RPA is inviting thousands more farmers and landowners to register on new rural payments service.

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) is inviting thousands more farmers and landowners throughout England to take the first online step towards claiming this year’s new scheme payments.

RPA CEO Mark Grimshaw, speaking at the NFU Council on Tuesday (20 January), announced a significant ramping up of the numbers invited to register on the new rural payments online service.

He also set out what farmers will be able to do and by when in order to start building their Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2015 claim and reaffirmed the RPA’s commitment to ensuring a package of support is in place to ensure all customers who want to claim rural payments are able to do so.

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