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Guidance for Staff

Record and filing management

Application and claim files

Statement of Intent

SoI Workflow and Filing Procedure

SoI Standard Letter Templates

Assessing applications from employees of RPID, SNH or FCS

Consents and licensing

SEPA Consents Guidance for Case Officers

Scheduled Monument Consent Guidance for Case Officers

Protected Species Licensing Guidance for Case Officers

Natura 2000 Sites Guidance for Case Officers

SNH Consents and ORC's guidance for Case Officers with cases affecting SSSIs

FCS Consents Guidance for Case Officers

Public and Local Authority consultation

Guidance on Consultation and Public Register for Woodlands, Forest Planning and Short Rotation Coppice

Consulting Local Authorities

State Aid

How to Work Out if State Aid Rules Apply

Proposal

Internal User Guidance for Processing Rural Priority Cases in Front office

Guidance/Checklist for Case Officers Assessing Community and Non-Profit Organisation Cases

Guidance for Case Officers - Forestry Outcome Plans - Interpretation of Legal & Financial Eligibility Information

Forestry Ongoing Approvals Process

The Process for Ongoing Approval of Forestry Proposals

Flowchart for Ongoing Approval of Forestry Proposals

Ongoing Approval Process for Regional Priority 9 (designated sites)

Ongoing Approval Process for Regional Priority 9 (designated sites)

Case Proforma For Ongoing Approval of Cases Under Regional Priority 9

Assessment

Back Office Desk Instructions Part 1

  • How to log on
  • Case status and roles
  • Searching for and selecting a case
  • Using data entry/data query
  • Viewing and editing case summary and case details
  • Supporting documents
  • Re-assigning a case
  • Viewing the Draft Schedule of Works

Back Office Desk Instructions Part 2

  • Stage 2 assessment
  • Stage 3 assessment
  • Withdrawing a case
  • Outcome plan claim capture
  • Outcome plan claim authorisation
  • RPAC approval
  • Ministerial confirmation
  • Contracts
  • Helpful hints

Case Officer Proposal Assessment Template - for applications submitted up to 16 November 2011

Case Officer Proposal Assessment Template - for applications submitted after 16 November 2011

Information Request Form for Non FCS Case Officers dealing with Woodland Creation

Contracts

Back Office Desk Instructions Part 2

  • Stage 2 assessment
  • Stage 3 assessment
  • Withdrawing a case
  • Outcome plan claim capture
  • Outcome plan claim authorisation
  • RPAC approval
  • Ministerial confirmation
  • Contracts
  • Helpful hints

Back Office Desk Instructions Part 3

  • Letters
  • Reports
  • Contracts
  • Generic print screen

Contract Standard Letter Templates

Variations Guidance

Back Office Desk Instructions - RDC Variation pre-signing

Back Office Desk Instructions - RDC Variation signed

Back office Desk Instructions - RDC Variation (Abbreviated)

Back Office Desk Instructions - Variations to Woodland Creation Option

Variation Request Form

Succession Guidance

Back Office Desk Instructions - Succession Guidance

Succession Request Form

 

Claims

Land Managers Options / Rural Priorities - Field Register Validation

Outcome Plan Claim Workflow

Outcome Plan Claim Standard Letters and Checklist Templates

Outcome Plan - Staff Guidance on Financial Eligibility

Capital Claim Workflow

Capital Claim Standard Letters and Checklist Templates

Internal User - Desk Instructions - Capital Claims Data Capture

Internal User - Desk Instructions - Capital Claims Processing

Annual Recurrent Claims Standard Letters and checklist Templates

Annual Recurrent Claim Processing desk instructions

Annual Recurrent Claim Data Capture

Annual Recurrent Claim S & D Checks

Annual Recurrent Claims Withdrawal

Prevent Progress desk instructions

Standard Letter Templates

Application and claim files

Claim Unlock

Inspections

In preparation

Payment, penalties and recovery

Breaches and Penalties - Guidance

Breaches and Penalties - Desk Instructions

Legacy schemes

Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) and Habitats Scheme leavers in 2009

Organic farming

Reference notes on Organic Farming

Chough management

Chough Management Options - Guidance for Case Officers

Microrenewables

Assessing Microrenewable Non Land Based Proposals - Guidance for Case Officers

Assessing Microrenewable Agri/Forestry Proposals - Guidance for Case Officers

SSSIs and Natura features

Use of Regional Priority 9 for Management of SSSI and Natura Features