IFA Member Services has announced that it will absorb the 2 per cent VAT increase on its popular Rural Unity package.
IFA national treasurer JJ Kavanagh said: “Year-on-year farm families try to reduce the costs of running their farm businesses. IFA Member Services understands the pressures and financial constraints that farmers are under and we hope that absorbing the 2 per cent VAT increase will assist them in keeping their costs under control.”
Rural Unity is the association’s core telecom offering and at €35 includes local and national calls; free line rental and 30 free mobile minutes to any network. Add-ons can be chosen such as mobile minutes, international minutes and broadband.
IFA Member Services also provides discounts on bill-pay mobile and smartphone packages with Vodafone and technology offerings such as laptops and Microsoft Office. Farmers can avail of subsidised training through the Farm Business Skillnet and a smartphone app with farming information called iFarm. Customers who wish to get information on the latest offers and advice on choosing a suitable telecom service can call 1890-924852.