Construction staff work on a road cutting through farmland© Simon Turner/Alamy Stock Photo
As well as freehold property, compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) allow an authorised body to acquire agricultural tenancies. Knowing what you, as a tenant, are entitled to as well as your obligations, is essential for making sure your livelihood is protected as much as possible. The impact of a CPO on owner occupiers of farms and estates, are generally well known. However, it is very often the case that tenants are most adversely affected, with their business bearing the biggest burden, […]