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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, 1st Floor, Chancery House, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, Surrey SM1 1JB. Alternatively email your question to FW-Businessclinic@markallengroup.com.

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Business Clinic: How should we organise farmworker's tenancy?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here Chris Turner, partner, Carter Jonas Rural, advises on organising a farmworker’s tenancy.…

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Business Clinic: Tax advice for farmworker cottage build

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here Victoria Dadswell, tax director, MHA, advises on the tax implications of a…

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Business Clinic: Raw sewage contamination – can I claim?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here Russell Reeves, partner and head of agricultural litigation, Thrings, advises on potential…

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Business Clinic: Faulty telehandler – what are my options?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here Russell Reeves, a partner in Thrings’ agriculture team, sets out how a…

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Business Clinic: Should we use a trust to protect assets?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Carly Drummond, senior tax manager at accountant MHA advise on the many considerations…

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Business Clinic: Do planning changes affect barn conversion?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here Nicola Quick, associate partner, Carter Jonas Rural, advises on planning and use…

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Business Clinic: How do we structure our business/succession?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Conor Melvin, associate at Thrings, Carly Drummond, senior tax manager at MHA and Joe…

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Business Clinic: What should my grazing agreement include?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Caroline Raspison, associate, Carter Jonas, Truro, advises on a grazing agreement. See also: Business…

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Business Clinic: Who owns land in two-generation partnership?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Russell Reeves, partner and head of agricultural litigation at law firm Thrings,…

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Business Clinic: Should we surrender tenancy and create LLP?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Carly Drummond, senior tax manager at MHA, advises on the tax implications of…

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Business Clinic: Is battery storage an option on poultry unit?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Jamie Baxter, Senior Rural Surveyor at Carter Jonas, advises on energy use and storage for…

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Business Clinic: How do we check decades-old land ownership?

Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, solicitor Jessica Moore of of Thrings’ agriculture team, explains how the ownership…

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