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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, RBI, Quadrant House, The Quadrant, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5AS. Alternatively email your question to fwbusinessclinic@rbi.co.uk.

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Business Clinic: Is CGT due on sale of farm building?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Mark Chatterton of accountant Duncan & Toplis advises on the capital…

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Insurance implications of a contract farming agreement

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Nigel Wellings of Acres Insurance Brokers provides advice for those entering contract farming agreements.…

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Business Clinic: Farm valuation for probate – which to use?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Jack Sharpe of Carter Jonas advises on the importance of getting a formal valuation…

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Business Clinic: Advice on complex intestacy and farm sale

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Mike Westbrook advises on a complex inheritance and farm sale situation. Q. Farmers A,…

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Business Clinic: Do I need permission to replace wall?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Alex Madden of Thrings advises on the planning aspects of removing and old wall…

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Business Clinic: Can I convert dairy shed to residential use?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Nicola Palfrey of Carter Jonas advises on the prospects for making use of permitted…

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Business Clinic: Tax advice on making more of woodlands

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Paul Topham of accountant Baldwins explains the ins and outs of tax on woodland.…

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Business Clinic: How likely is inheritance tax reform?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Nicholas Smith of Duncan & Toplis tackles an inheritance tax issue. Q. My parents…

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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…

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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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Business Clinic: How can I insure crop failure risk?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Hannah Hubbard of insurance broker Farmers & Mercantile explains crop cover and crop shortfall…

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Business Clinic: Does change of use need planning permission?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Fred Quartermain of solicitor Thrings explains a planning issue concerning a change of use…

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