Know How / Business management

Agriculture is changing rapidly so farmers need the right mix of practical, financial and management skills to drive their businesses forward.

This page will help improve your day-to-day decision-making through better measuring and monitoring, as well as looking at what to consider if making more strategic decisions such as buying land or diversifying.

Key areas of focus:

  • Budgeting, benchmarking and business planning advice
  • Getting the right business structure in place
  • People management and staffing issues
  • How to approach succession planning
  • Expert advice from the Business Clinic team

Latest Know How

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Advice on IHT reliefs for farmers with diversifications

Diversified businesses need to regularly review their position to ensure that valuable reliefs from inheritance tax (IHT) are not lost by default, warn advisers. While qualifying farming assets may attract…

BUSINESS CLINIC

Business Clinic: Advice on RHI and planning permission

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Clare Davey of Carter Jonas provides some analysis of recent changes to the Renewable…

BUSINESS CLINIC

Business Clinic: Can an executor’s decision be challenged?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Robert James tackles the rights of a beneficiary in challenging the decision of an…

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