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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.

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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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Business Clinic: Are there vineyard grants for young farmers?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here Chris Turner, partner at Carter Jonas, points would-be wine producers to some sources of…

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Business Clinic: Will renting out affect capital gains tax?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Ian Smale of accountant Baldwins explains a capital gains tax issue Q If someone…

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Business Clinic: Neighbour's works causing drainage problems

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Richie Rees of solicitor Thrings offers advice on a tricky neighbour issue which is…

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Business Clinic: Can I get IHT relief on gliding club land?

Different land uses have implications for Inheritance Tax Reliefs. Here Keith Phillips of Duncan & Toplis examines the implications of letting land to a gliding club. Q. I own land…

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Business Clinic: Insurance tips for student harvest help

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Paige Dalby of insurance broker Farmers and Mercantile explains what checks to make when…

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Business Clinic: How will we fund care home fees?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Mike Westbrook, partner, and Jack Rogers, solicitor, from Thrings offer advice on how entitlement…

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Business Clinic: How should I insure portable GPS and drones?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Dominic Snook of insurance broker Farmers & Mercantile, explains how GPS systems should be…

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