BPS rules and information are often clarified and we raise the key issues reported by our members on a regular, timely basis. Please check this page for updates and advice.
These pages highlight our Basic Payment Scheme lobbying, and developments concerning the applications process, greening, mapping, entitlements, payments and penalties, the Young Farmer Scheme and cross compliance. For information about the 2017 claim year, see the right-hand side of this page.
An NFU member update on the state of play with greening and other changes to BPS for 2018. This follows further clarification provided on the changes that Defra intends to come into force for BPS in 2018.