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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.

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Business Clinic: Public footpath use damaging our business

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Richie Rees, chartered legal executive (agriculture) at Thrings, advises on the…

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Business Clinic: Help needed with solar FiT payments muddle

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Helen Melling, senior energy specialist at Carter Jonas, advises on a complex…

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Business Clinic: Do planning delays mean I can build shed?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Rebecca Stanton, a solicitor at Thrings, sets out possible solutions to a…

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Business Clinic: How assets get different tax treatment

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Chris Thorpe of Moore Scarrott advises on the different tax treatment of…

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Business Clinic: Can CGT exemption be claimed on barns?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Andy Ritchie, head of agriculture, Azets, clarifies the rules surrounding CGT exemption for…

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Business Clinic: Could solar farm cause damage to our land?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Tom Hilton, senior energy specialist at Carter Jonas, discusses the issue of decommissioning…

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Business Clinic: Neighbour is restricting our right of way

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here Russell Reeves, a partner at Thrings, discusses a right-of-way dispute and possible…

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Business Clinic: Can I develop on the edge of a village?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Nicola Palfrey of Carter Jonas advises on the prospects for housing…

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Business Clinic: How to split capital gain on farm cottage?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Chris Thorpe of Moore Scarrott advises on how a Capital Gains…

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Business Clinic: How to protect farm from sons' divorce risk

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Gavin Smith of Thrings advises on the tricky but not uncommon…

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Business Clinic: Claiming VAT on building conversion costs

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Craig Tolliday, associate with accountant Azets advises on how trusts can protect…

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Business Clinic: Selling farm with solar and buildings leases

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Andrew Chandler of Carter Jonas advises on farm sale considerations when…

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