G19-028 COMPETITION LAW COMPLIANCE TRAINING REMINDER 22 May 2019
LAST CHANCE TO BOOK THIS IMPORTANT TRAINING TAKING PLACE ON 19TH JUNE 2019 | Following the success of the very popular Competition Law Compliance training events run in February and March, AIC is pleased to be able to offer those Members who missed out or those who would like to update their knowledge on this key subject, a further opportunity to participate in tjhe training taking place on 19th June 2019 . The importance of this subject cannot be emphasised enough and will be of particular interest and relevance to Members who participate in Committees, Groups and/or open forum meetings where competitors may be present.
G19-027 Communicating with the public and providing resources to schools 21 May 2019
Members often comment that more should be done to promote understanding of food production and industry’s role in feeding, protecting, assuring, trading a secure supply of quality crops and animal products. Pressure groups and media do little to help the current or next generation to appreciate the science behind farming and managing natural resources.
G19-026 Defra’s Environment Plan progress report – summary of action so far 16 May 2019
Defra’s 25 Year Environment Plan Progress report , published today, summarises the strategies, planning, draft regulations, funding and initiatives that Government has put place for the nation over the past year.
G19-025 European Election discussion points 15 May 2019
Please find attached a copy of the points the AIC is raising with candidates for the European elections taking place later this month. In summary we are looking for support on the following points:
G19-024 Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier Introductory Events - Spaces available 15 May 2019
AIC has been asked to promote the remaining Mid tier Countryside Stewardship introductory events for the East and South East. These workshops, which are run across England, are aimed at farmers, advisers and land managers and will give an overview of this years scheme.
G19-023 AIC provides a response to UK wide plastic and packaging consultations 13 May 2019
| Further to the notice (G19-011) advising members of the two UK wide Government consultations on i) introducing a tax on plastics and ii) reforming the existing UK Packaging Producer Responsibility System , AIC has been working with the NFU and the Food and Drink Federation to produce draft responses which are attached for your interest and further comment.
F19-025 International diease monitoring report from the APHA 13 May 2019
Please find attached APHA’s latest report on international disease monitoring. This short report provides a summary of notifiable animal disease outbreaks including avian diseases.
G19-022 AIC produces EU election “asks” 10 May 2019
The attached document sets out what AIC expects from MEPs and the European Parliament ahead of the elections on 23 rd May.
G19-021 Environmental Land Management Scheme – AIC call for case studies 08 May 2019
AIC are seeking member support to develop farm adviser case studies which can help with the design of the new scheme | As has been reported previously ( G19-007 ) as part of the transition away from the Common Agricultural Policy, Defra has announced the phasing out of the current Basic Payment and Agri-Environment schemes between 2021 thorough until 2027.
BI19-007 Croner - May and June 2019 Member Webinar Schedule 07 May 2019
Croner, AIC's partner in hosting the Business Insight member benefit, are offering free webinars during May and June on HR and Health and Safety issues. Further information and details on how to register can be found in the attachments.