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Got a tricky question about your farm business? Get advice from our team of experts. From a wide range of topics from finance to planning permission to tax queries, to staff issues, we cover it all in our Business Clinic.

If we haven’t tackled a question you have yet in our articles below, then send us your query in no more that 350 words to:

Business Clinic, Farmers Weekly, Mark Allen Group, Quadrant House, The Quadrant, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5AS. Alternatively email your question to FW-Businessclinic@markallengroup.com.

Carter Jonas

Thrings Solicitors

A-Plan Insurance

DIVERSIFICATION

Webinar: Advice on setting up a farm diversification

Farm diversification is becoming the norm for many agricultural businesses, creating new income streams and spreading financial risk. But what do you need to consider when launching any new venture?…

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Business Clinic: Damage by contractor unrepaired years later

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Russell Reeves of Thrings advises on a long-running dispute about damage caused by a…

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Business Clinic: What can we do about compulsory purchase?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Mark Warnett, partner and head of compulsory purchase claimant services at Carter…

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Business Clinic: Pop-up campsites - have we missed the boat?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Stephen Richards, head of rural leisure, Carter Jonas, advises on setting up…

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Business Clinic: Can we do anything about busy footpath?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Robert James of Thrings advises on a neighbour and footpath question Q. A public…

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Business Clinic: Will I pay a penalty on SEISS grant?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Simon Tapp of Moore Scarrott advises on the need to double check…

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Business Clinic: Does a farm shop need planning permission?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Diana Miller, solicitor, Thrings, looks at the planning considerations when opening a…

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Business Clinic: Do we need planning for worker housing?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Nicola Quick, rural planning expert at Carter Jonas, advises on the planning…

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Business Clinic: Can we fell overgrown Christmas trees?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Marc Liebrecht, arboriculturist and forestry manager at Carter Jonas, advices on the…

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Business Clinic: Can I claim tax on my new dairy unit?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Simon Tapp of Moore Scarrott advises on how care is needed to…

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Business Clinic: How can I get others to sell shared land?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Jonathan Thompson, a senior associate at law firm Thrings, sets out how…

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Business Clinic: Must I give mobile operator survey access?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Paul Williams of Carter Jonas advises on how to handle an…

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