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Author: Steve Leil

Talk to me about all things to do with the NFU Climate Change Levy Scheme.

Job Title: Compliance Scheme Manager

Tel: 024 7669 3043

Email: steve.leil@nfuenergy.co.uk

Thursday, 20 August 2020
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New CCL Scheme deadline extended

In the Spring Budget 2020, the government announced the CCA scheme would be extended for two years. A consultation on the changes has recently been carried out and based on responses, the UK government has made the following decisions:  
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
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Climate Change Agreement scheme two-year extension announced

In the Spring Budget 2020, the Government announced the CCA scheme would be extended for two years. Details of the proposed changes are now starting to emerge:
Thursday, 21 May 2020
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New lease of life for Climate Change Levy discount

In the Spring Budget, the Government announced a two-year extension to the current Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme, with precise terms now out for consultation.
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
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CCL horticulture sector saves over £3 million

A number of Horticultural businesses registered on the NFU Climate Change Levy (CCL) scheme have now completed their third Target Period reporting at the start of 2019. Data submissions have been presented to the Environment Agency and the results have been issued to all operators.
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
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Be sure to claim your increased CCL relief

Calling all members of the NFU CCL Scheme... On 01 April 2019, the Government is increasing Climate Change Levy (CCL) Rates and the level of discount you receive as part of the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) you hold under the NFU CCL Scheme. You must complete new PP10 and PP11 forms in order to
Thursday, 28 February 2019
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Did you meet the CCL deadline?

Today marks the deadline for NFU Climate Change Levy (CCL) scheme participants to complete their Online CCL Data return. Although we have indeed received the majority of CCL Data returns from our members on the scheme, for this reporting period (2017/18), some are still outstanding.
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
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Climate Change Levy rate set to increase in April 2019

With the upcoming closure of the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (known as the CRC), in April 2019, almost every business will see a significant increase in their energy costs. As the government loses revenue from one scheme, it was decided an increase in Climate Change Levy (
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
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Don’t miss your CCL return deadlines

  For farmers and growers in the pig, poultry or horticulture sectors your climate agreement data must be submitted at the start of 2019.
Thursday, 15 February 2018
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Environment Agency plans to crack down on CCL scheme members compliance

The Environment Agency (EA) has announced plans to audit facilities that are covered by Climate Change Agreements (CCAs). The aim of an audit is to satisfy the EA that Climate Change Levy Scheme (CCL) members remain compliant with their CCAs and have auditable records to support the data they
Tuesday, 09 January 2018
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The Environment Agency’s proposed Enforcement and Sanctions Policy

Currently, the Environment Agency (EA) has two separate policies in place, the Enforcement and Sanctions Statement (ESS) and the Enforcement and Sanctions Guidance (ESG), which will be combined and shortened into a single new Enforcement and Sanctions Policy (ESP).

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