Helen ClarkeHelen Clarke
Succession planning is commonly defined as the process of passing a farm from one generation to the next. Done properly the outcome should provide clarity over the future of the business and the destiny of those involved in it. But the outcome of the process doesn’t always mean those involved will continue to farm. For the 3,204-acre (1,296ha) Rainthorpe Estate near Lincoln, a conversation about succession has led to its owners making the extremely difficult decision to sell the £25m combinable […]