Fisheries and Seafood Scheme Opens for Applications

Posted: 6 April 2021
New scheme launches to provide £6.1 million over the next 12 months to support England’s seafood sector, coastal communities and marine environment.
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New Restart Grants Scheme to Provide Funding of up to £18,000 to Eligible Businesses

Posted: 1 April 2021
A fresh wave of grant funding launched as councils are called on to do their bit to continue supporting businesses.
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UK Moves Towards a Greener Shipping Future

Posted: 26 March 2021
Government invests £20 million to develop innovative zero emission vessels and clean port infrastructure.
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New Resources Encourage Young Farmers to Protect the Environment

Posted: 25 March 2021
Resources encouraging less waste are live on the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Club website.
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Additional Fishing Quota Allocated Across the UK

Posted: 24 March 2021
Additional quota for 2021 have now been allocated between fisheries administrations.
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UK-Kenya Economic Partnership Agreement Enters Into Force

Posted: 24 March 2021
The UK-Kenya Economic Partnership Agreement, having been ratified by both parties, enters into force, marking an important step towards reaching an agreement with the whole East African Community.
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Increased Support for Fishing and Shellfish Businesses Announced

Posted: 21 February 2021
The Government has announced enhanced financial support for the seafood industry with cash grants for seafood and aquaculture businesses across the UK.
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£23 Million Seafood Disruption Support Scheme Now Open

Posted: 9 February 2021
Seafood exporting businesses across the UK that have been affected by the challenges of adjusting to new requirements for exporting to the EU can apply from today for financial support from the UK Government.
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New Financial Support for UK’s Fishing Exporters Announced

Posted: 19 January 2021
Government announces funding of up to £23 million to support businesses most adversely affected by the COVID pandemic and the challenges of adjusting to new export requirements.
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Provisional Fishing Quota for UK Fishermen to Be Set Shortly

Posted: 31 December 2020
The provisional catch limits for fishermen in the UK will ensure fishing continues uninterrupted until annual fisheries negotiations with the EU, Norway and Faroe Islands conclude.
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What Brexit Means for Product Labelling and Marking

Posted: 19 December 2020
Changes will be required for placing goods on the Great Britain, Northern Ireland and EU markets, regardless of whether a UK-EU trade deal is agreed.
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What Is an ‘Australia-Style’ EU Trade Deal?

Posted: 13 December 2020
Boris Johnson and his ministers are contemplating the increasing likelihood of failure to negotiate a free trade deal with the EU and speaking of establishing an “Australian-style” relationship with the bloc from next year.
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Businesses Trading Timber Urged to Prepare for Change

Posted: 23 October 2020
Businesses trading timber between Great Britain (GB) and Northern Ireland (NI) are being urged by the UK Government to take action to ensure they are prepared for the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020.
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New Guidance Published for Commercial Fishers, Merchants and Exporters

Posted: 21 October 2020
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is supporting businesses to prepare from 1 January 2021.
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Extra Month to Claim for Farm Payments

Posted: 27 April 2020
Farmers and land managers now have until 15 June to apply for BPS payments and to claim funding for their environmental and woodland work under other schemes.
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