2016 BPS ENTITLEMENT VALUES ANNOUNCED

The RPA have announced entitlement values for 2016.  When converted from euros to sterling this year’s improved exchange rate of €1 = £0.85228 has helped lift the payment by 16.5% compared to 2015.  The Financial Discipline Mechanism (FDM) rate applicable to payments in excess of €2,000 has been confirmed by the European Commission as 1.353905%.

Non SDA payments including greening for 2016 will be €252.98 (£215.61).

SDA payments including greening for 2016 will be €251.16 (£214.06).

Moorland payments including greening for 2016 will be €66.36 (£56.56).

The team at WebbPaton remain ready to answer any queries on BPS and entitlements, and to offer assistance (if needed) with handling BPS claims and Defra matters.