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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: Can I recover VAT on farmhouse expenditure?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Liz Jones, a partner with Baldwins, addresses the issue of reclaiming VAT on farmhouse expenditure.…

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Business Clinic: Protecting the public from tree felling work

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Nigel Wellings of Acres Insurance Brokers advises on appropriate public liability coverage. See also:…

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Business Clinic: Lifting an agricultural tie on property

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Alex Madden of Thrings advises on lifting an agricultural tie from a farmhouse. Q:…

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Business Clinic: What you need to know about bat surveys

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Charlene Sussums-Lewis of Carter Jonas advises on a planning issue. Q: I’m looking into…

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5 farm management tips from FW's Business Clinic Live

Farmers Weekly’s inaugural Business Clinic Live at Aston Marina in Staffordshire on Tuesday, 3 December gave farmers the chance to glean topical advice on subjects ranging from tax to tourism.…

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Business Clinic: A tricky family farm ownership dispute

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 complex family farm situation. Q. My wife…

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Business Clinic: How to hand the business over to my son

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Mark Chatterton of Duncan & Toplis advises on how best to structure a multigenerational…

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Business Clinic: Tips to set up a social enterprise on farm

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Christopher Turner of Carter Jonas advises on finance and budgeting for a social care…

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Business Clinic: Should I increase public liability cover?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Nigel Wellings of Acres Insurance Brokers advises on why a higher level of public…

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Free professional advice on offer at Business Clinic Live

Farmers looking for free professional advice on tax, legal, insurance and farm management issues are being invited to attend the inaugural Farmers Weekly Business Clinic Live. To be held at…

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Business Clinic: Must buyer take whole crop under contract?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Ken Kaar of Thrings advises on what happens when a bumper crop causes contract…

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Business Clinic: Septic tank rules explained

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Angus Hudson of Carter Jonas advises on the rules around the approaching septic tanks…

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