© Tim Scrivener
The Tenant Farmers Association is calling for a minimum 10-year farm business tenancy (FBT) term. HSBC’s Allan Wilkinson gives a banker’s view of the issue. It is 20 years since the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 gave birth to what we now call farm business tenancies. So it is right to reflect on their existence, their successes and their shortcomings. From a banker’s viewpoint, on the whole I think they have been successful. Initially, many were worried that the flexibility FBTs […]