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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, 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: What to know when renting out cattle housing

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Jack Mitchell of Carter Jonas advises on letting surplus buildings for…

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Business Clinic: Can my farm be sold tax-free after inheritance?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Elizabeth Jones, partner with accountant Baldwins, addresses a question on the tax liability following…

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Business Clinic: Is mountain bikers' use of woodland a risk?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Here, Ken Kaar of Thrings advises on a landowners' concerns about use of their woodland…

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Business Clinic: How to avoid boundary disputes when fencing

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Chris Anderson, a Carter Jonas associate partner, tackles the rules and conventions…

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Business Clinic: Has Covid-19 put us in breach of contract?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here Kate Westbrook, one of Thrings' leading commercial lawyers, sets out when…

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Business Clinic: Is solar development still worth pursuing?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Martin Williams, an associate in Carter Jonas’ energy team, sets out how…

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Business Clinic: How is coronavirus affecting planning?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Alex Madden, head of planning at law firm Thrings, explains how the…

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Business Clinic: Can we benefit from biodiversity offsetting?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Mark Russell, partner of Carter Jonas Rural, explains how the relatively new…

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Business Clinic: What to do if staff ignore Covid-19 advice

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Natalie Ward, senior associate of law firm Thrings, advises how best to…

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Business Clinic: Can we claim coronavirus support grant?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Andy Ritchie, head of rural at Baldwins, explains how farmers may be able to claim…

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Business Clinic: Will I be compensated for bypass on my land?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Those facing compulsory purchase face huge upheaval and stress. Deborah Lund of…

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Business Clinic: Should I invest in farm with messy legacy?

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

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