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Business Clinic logosGot a tricky question about your farm business? Get advice from our team of experts from Savills, Thrings, Hazlewoods and Duncan & Toplis. 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

Business Clinic: Must I hold farm assets until I die?

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 tax…

BUSINESS CLINIC

Business Clinic: Informal grazing – what are our rights?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Duncan Sigournay, partner and head of agriculture at Thrings, advises on the common…

BUSINESS CLINIC

Business Clinic: Should I switch from sheep to deer?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, James Worthington, consultant, Savills Food and Farming sets out what to consider when…

BUSINESS CLINIC

Business Clinic: Can we collect holiday bungalow rent arrears?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Duncan Sigournay of Thrings advises on a property rent arrears question.…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Business Clinic: Should I sell grain forward?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, James McFarlane of Savills advises on grain marketing plans. Q. My…

BUSINESS CLINIC

Business Clinic: Tax implications of letting out farm land

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Peter Griffiths, tax director at Hazlewoods, advises on the tax considerations…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Business Clinic: How can I make returning to the farm work?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Michael Mack of Savills advises on issues likely to arise when…

TAX

Business Clinic: Tax implications of land sales

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

TENANCIES AND RENTS

Business Clinic: Are undocumented grass lets a problem?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Duncan Sigournay of Thrings advises on the common issue of long-standing…

BUSINESS

Business clinic: Tax implications of changing company structure

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Peter Griffiths, tax director at Hazlewoods, advises on the tax considerations…

BUSINESS

Business clinic: Can uncle use partnership assets?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Thrings associate Robert James advises on a tricky partnership question. Q My…

BUSINESS

Business Clinic: How can I recruit good farm staff?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, William Baillie of Savills advises on recruiting an assistant farm manager.…

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