Many new businesses could be missing out on Class 1 National Insurance savings of up to £5,000 for each employee and for up to 10 staff members.
Archive | May, 2011
It seems British lamb producers are getting better at meeting the carcase specification required by major buyers
A £3m farm-based anaerobic digestion plant in Lancashire has been officially “switched on”
Discounted loans at 0.8% lower than normal rates are available through AMC which has access to European Investment Bank funding to support small and medium sized businesses.
Sainsbury’s has increased the price paid to pig farmers in its dedicated supply group by 5p/kg in response to soaring feed costs
The world’s second largest ammonium nitrate producer has become the first foreign company to join the UK’s Fertiliser Industry Assurance Scheme
The South African market is open to certain UK beef exports again following a 15 year ban. The country was the largest non-EU market for English beef before the 1996 BSE crisis.
The Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest have launched a £50m fund dedicated to financing farm-based renewable energy projects
Good winter and spring trading in feed and fuel is expected to contribute significantly to a record year for the Cheshire based NWF Group.
Food producer Cranswick increased pre tax profits by 8% to £47.1m on preliminary results for the year to 31 March 2011.