News

There is always so much going on here at Sheldon Bosley Knight and we are delighted to share just a few of the news and events stories that we are currently involved in.
STEPS Farm Grant Programme

The STEPS Farm Grant Programme is now open for applications and farmers have the chance to obtain a grant of up to £5,000. This is a voluntary scheme for farmers within certain river catchment areas in exchange for taking measures to protect wate...


The STEPS Farm Grant Programme is now open for applications and farmers have the chance to obtain a grant of up to £5,000. This is a voluntary scheme for farmers within certain river catchment areas in exchange for taking measures to protect wate...

Rental Properties – what tax?

Can you claim all rental property expenditure against your income for tax purposes? It depends on the type of expenses incurred. Take Bill, a theoretical Landlord. Bill’s rental house needs to be fitted with a central heating system, where one di...


Can you claim all rental property expenditure against your income for tax purposes? It depends on the type of expenses incurred. Take Bill, a theoretical Landlord. Bill’s rental house needs to be fitted with a central heating system, where one di...

A date for your diary….

Seminar – Basic Payment Scheme 2016 Tuesday 1st March 2016 5.30pm Shipston on Stour Rugby Club The seminar will include BPS Application update, cross compliance update and information on the new Countryside Stewardship scheme. To book your ...


Seminar – Basic Payment Scheme 2016 Tuesday 1st March 2016 5.30pm Shipston on Stour Rugby Club The seminar will include BPS Application update, cross compliance update and information on the new Countryside Stewardship scheme. To book your ...

Sustainable Hedge Management – Free Event

The Warwickshire Rural Hub are holding a free event all about Sustainable Hedgerow Management. Do you want to find a sustainable way to manage your hedges for the future? Do you disagree with 2 or 3 year hedge cutting? Why are your hedges getting...


The Warwickshire Rural Hub are holding a free event all about Sustainable Hedgerow Management. Do you want to find a sustainable way to manage your hedges for the future? Do you disagree with 2 or 3 year hedge cutting? Why are your hedges getting...

Right to Rent Checks

The Home Office have announced Right to Rent checks will be rolled out across the UK from Monday 1st February 2016 on all new tenancies. The legislation means that all landlords and letting agents agreeing a tenancy in England must carry out ID c...


The Home Office have announced Right to Rent checks will be rolled out across the UK from Monday 1st February 2016 on all new tenancies. The legislation means that all landlords and letting agents agreeing a tenancy in England must carry out ID c...

Latest News on The Basic Payment Scheme

The Rural Payments Agency continues to struggle with the new BPS and are under pressure to get more payments out. 51% of claimants had been paid by 31st December representing only 29.9% of the money due. There is disquiet about the lack of transp...


The Rural Payments Agency continues to struggle with the new BPS and are under pressure to get more payments out. 51% of claimants had been paid by 31st December representing only 29.9% of the money due. There is disquiet about the lack of transp...

Senior Sales Negotiator Required

We are seeking an experienced Professional for our Stratford Office on a full-time basis. There is opportunity to progress to management level for the right applicant and salary & bonus are dependant on experience & results. Saturday work...


We are seeking an experienced Professional for our Stratford Office on a full-time basis. There is opportunity to progress to management level for the right applicant and salary & bonus are dependant on experience & results. Saturday work...

Bye Bye, Buy-to-Let?

In a bid to lessen the competition for first time buyers from buy-to-let investors and second home buyers, an increased Stamp Duty of 3% will apply to properties bought for over £40,000 which are not for use as primary residences, with effect fro...


In a bid to lessen the competition for first time buyers from buy-to-let investors and second home buyers, an increased Stamp Duty of 3% will apply to properties bought for over £40,000 which are not for use as primary residences, with effect fro...

Winter Protection for Your Property

As we head towards the Christmas season many people will be planning to visit friends and family over the holidays, which is often the coldest part of the year. When leaving your home vacant during this time, remember to protect the property by t...


As we head towards the Christmas season many people will be planning to visit friends and family over the holidays, which is often the coldest part of the year. When leaving your home vacant during this time, remember to protect the property by t...

Sheldon Bosley Goes to Hollywood!

Sheldon Bosley brought a little extra glitz and glamour to the Shakespeare Centre last Thursday with their annual Christmas Quiz. This year’s Hollywood theme showcased sterling performances from the representatives of some of our key local busine...


Sheldon Bosley brought a little extra glitz and glamour to the Shakespeare Centre last Thursday with their annual Christmas Quiz. This year’s Hollywood theme showcased sterling performances from the representatives of some of our key local busine...

Sheldon Bosley Expands Rural Land Agency Team

Sheldon Bosley are delighted to welcome Kittie Ford MRICS to our expanding Agricultural & Estate Management Department. Kittie joins the team at Shipston-on-Stour and is a qualified Rural Chartered Surveyor bringing a wealth of experience fro...


Sheldon Bosley are delighted to welcome Kittie Ford MRICS to our expanding Agricultural & Estate Management Department. Kittie joins the team at Shipston-on-Stour and is a qualified Rural Chartered Surveyor bringing a wealth of experience fro...

Incorrect BPS Payments

Although the RPA claim to have now made 33,000 Basic Payment Scheme payments to farmers, it is becoming clear that some farmers have been underpaid. The underpayments are due to a failure to pay the greening element where all field parcels are in...


Although the RPA claim to have now made 33,000 Basic Payment Scheme payments to farmers, it is becoming clear that some farmers have been underpaid. The underpayments are due to a failure to pay the greening element where all field parcels are in...