G18-073 Checking the assurance status of GTAS participants 10 Dec 2018
In June 2017, Gafta (Grain and Feed Trade Association) announced that they will no longer be running GTAS (Gafta Trade Assurance Scheme) in the areas of Transport and Storage from 1st January 2019.
GM18-010 Developing Professional Standards in On-Farm Grain Trading 10 Dec 2018
The AIC has updated its Developing Professional Standards in On-Farm Grain Trading interactive learning course.
G18-072 GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS (GDPR) 07 Dec 2018
AIC has received a number of queries from Members regarding requirements of GDPR. It has now been a few months since the implementation of the new regulations in May 2018 so it is an opportune time for us to provide Members with information to assist you in your organisation’s responsibilities regarding compliance:
G18-071 AIC - Christmas & New Year Emergency Cover 07 Dec 2018
As the AIC office will be closed from 1.00 pm on Monday 24 th December 2018 and reopening at 9.00 am on Wednesday 2 nd January 2019 here are some emergency contact telephone numbers. These members of staff will all be on annual leave and indeed some will be out of the country, so please use the contact numbers in a genuine case of emergency only.
G18-070 Non Business Days: Christmas & New Year 2018 05 Dec 2018
AIC is empowered in all AIC Contracts to declare, where necessary, additional non-business days other than Saturdays, Sundays and officially recognised UK national holidays, for the purpose of passing notices and claims. This does not affect deliveries.
F18-058 Winter FAR Newsletter 03 Dec 2018
Please see attached a copy of the latest FAR Newsletter.
G18-068 AIC TASCC Certification Body contract awarded to Kiwa 03 Dec 2018
AIC would like to announce that Kiwa have been awarded the contract to be the certification body (CB) to run the TASCC scheme for the next four years. AIC and members of the TASCC Working Group recently conducted tender interviews with four CBs and after good presentations from all, Kiwa have been awarded the contract. This follows a lengthy process of tender submission from a range of certification bodies and an initial sifting process.
G18-069 Defra guidance in preparation for the winter Avian Flu threat. 03 Dec 2018
Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers across the UK urged to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat through biosecurity measures.
G18-066 New Farm Advice Framework: AIC members invitation to tender. 22 Nov 2018
Natural England will soon be inviting tenders for the new phase of the government technical advice framework. The new scheme known as the Farming and Land Management Advice (FaLMA) framework will replace the current Farm Advice Framework which expires at the end of March 2019.
BI18-012 New HSE Guidance For Farmers 22 Nov 2018
The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) have published a new guide for farmers called ‘What a good farm looks like' to help farmers understand the risks to health and safety on farm, how to control the risks and to comply with the law.