A combine harvester at work in a field© Sherry Lu Aldri/REX/Shutterstock
Future-proofing will be key when setting prices, according to NAAC chairman and Derbyshire contractor, Martin Hays. While there have not been any major increases in the NAAC contracting charges this year [PDF], the impact of Brexit, farm payment changes and rising input costs will most likely see prices rise in the longer term. “Contractors can no longer rely on charging a loosely calculated price that makes them competitive with their rivals,” says Mr Hays. “It might pay the bills right […]