Contractors cut grass in a field© Tim Scrivener
There are not many industries where a gentleman’s agreement and handshake would suffice before one party undertook thousands of pounds worth of service provision for another. However, farming remains the exception, with contractors taking on big jobs based on verbal agreements and then cultivating, spraying and harvesting in the expectation they will be paid by a farmer who is happy with their work. While extra paperwork is not something most contractors and farmers would take on with enthusiasm, Roly Freeman, […]