Tractor pulling a plough in field©Tim Scrivener
The current debate on the length of Farm Business Tenancies is producing understandable arguments from both landowners and those who farm land as tenants. Why would an owner not want to maintain flexibility and the ability to change the occupier through short-term agreements? Insecurity can lead an occupier of land to pay the highest rent necessary in order to continue in occupation, while longer-term security of tenure shifts the balance of power.  Ian WalterChartered surveyor and valuerJHWalter And why should […]