AIC – Supply Chain Update: 3 April 2020
The AIC remains in close contact with members across all sectors (Animal Feed, Arable Marketing, Crop Protection, Fertiliser and Seed) right across the country. At the current time reports are that supplies chains are working hard and holding up as business adapts to the rapidly changing economy.
AIC Assurance Schemes to start “Remote Auditing”: 3 April 2020
Following the decision taken in March to suspend auditing of all AIC Trade Assurance Schemes, the certification bodies have been working with AIC staff to develop a new approach to enable certification of participants to continue.
AIC - Coronavirus Supply Chain Update: 19 March 2020
AIC Members across the agricultural supply chain are reacting to and making preparations for the rapid spread of Coronavirus and the resulting impact it will have on the UK’s availability of food and feed. Our top priority is to comply with Government rules to delay the spread of disease, while at the same time ensuring that feed and food supplies continue uninterrupted.
AIC Assurance Schemes – updated response to Coronavirus: 19 March 2020
AIC has been monitoring the development of the coronavirus pandemic, and the evolving advice from the UK government on minimising spread and containment.
AIC Services Feed & Food Assurance Schemes introduce NEW audit regimes: 17 February 2020
In response to the need to demonstrate increasing levels of robustness in the feed assurance schemes AIC Services will be introducing a range of NEW short notice and unannounced audits for the FEMAS, TASCC and UFAS assurance schemes from Q1, 2020.
AIC appoints new Policy Manager to shape forward-thinking agenda: 11 February 2020
AIC is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Pearson as Policy Manager. Andrew’s role will involve working across all five sectors of AIC, analysing the latest information and data in order to develop solutions for the most pressing issues facing agri-supply businesses and UK agriculture.
AIC welcomes early re-introduction of Agricultural Bill: 20 January 2020
“We welcome this early re-introduction of the Agriculture Bill to the House of Commons”, said AIC Chief Executive Robert Sheasby, “clarifying key issues for the sector ahead of any significant trade agreements is crucial for our members”.
Landmark report shows significant progress in water quality resulting from trusted face to face advice on farms : 30 October 2019
Following advice from the government’s Catchment Sensitive Farming service (CSF), eight in ten farmers have benefitted from advice helping them to make improvements in water quality on their farms, according to a new report published by Natural England.
New i-learning module for FIAS Merchants: 29 October 2019
AIC Services has added a new module to its Trade Assurance Scheme i-learning portfolio to support participants of the FIAS scheme.
AIC Services launches Palm Oil Credit Scheme (APOCS) to support sustainable supply chains: 5 August 2019
AIC Services’ Palm Oil Credit Scheme (APOCS) has been developed in conjunction with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to purchase palm oil credits on behalf of AIC members.