Dairy cows walking on a bridge over a motorwayGeoPic/Alamy
A large infrastructure project can have a permanent impact on a farming business and the lives of those involved. Knowing early on how to minimise this is paramount. When compulsorily buying land, acquiring authorities have certain obligations they must consider. The most important of these is likely to be mitigating the schemes’ impact on the environment, whether that’s designated landscapes or protected species.  Some acquirers may wish to extend their responsibilities to mitigating against all environmental impacts which is why […]