We continue to monitor the advice issued by the Government and Public Health England to see how we can run physical events while adhering to the guidelines to ensure both staff and attendees are safe.
In light of the latest roadmap, we are excited to work towards bringing live events back later this year, however, in the meantime, we have a collection of digital events and webinars that are readily available for you to enjoy.
A new enterprise is both exciting and challenging. Those who have already diversified often say that it’s a case of planning, planning and more planning. That covers planning permission, planning the business structure, researching the market, how you will in turn market the venture and recruit the right staff. This webinar will help put you on the right track with expert advice from Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic partners. Join us from 17.00 -18.15 on Thursday 2 September.
Selling your land can be hugely stressful but with some knowledge of the system and help from a land agent, you can achieve a lucrative profit for your property. In episode 3 of the Ask the… Land Promoter series, experts from Rosconn Strategic Land share some of their 16+ years of experience in selling a wide variety of land parcels. Join our webinar for practical advice on how to get your land ready to be sold, whether you are about to sell or thinking about putting your land on the market in future. Tuesday 21 September 5pm - 6:15pm.
We’re looking to crown one man and one woman who prove themselves to be admirable ambassadors for health and wellbeing matters in our Britain's Fittest Farmer Competition. Up for grabs is a much-coveted trophy and £1,000 cash prize for each winner. This competition aims to get all farmers thinking and talking about their health, physical and mental, to make sure they are in top condition to run their farm businesses. The competition begins with the regional qualifiers on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th September and the final is on 9th October 2021.
With BPS being phased out and new schemes being put in place in the next few years, it’s an important time for farmers to start planning retirement and the best way to secure their pensions. Whether you are considering a succession process or would like to retire from the industry outright, our panel of experts will go through all the options you need to consider no matter what your life plan looks like.
With an incredibly difficult year behind us and hope on the horizon, many farmers are looking to diversify their businesses as a way to help recoup lost revenue. But what options are available to you with limited time and resources? Experts from Pitchup.com, a booking platform for over 3,000 campsites and 800+ farms, will be discussing how landowners are earning up to £80k per year with a temporary campsite.
Make sure you are employing your staff legally with our employment webinar. We explain who is eligible to apply for residency via the EU Settlement Scheme and how employers can get the correct paperwork and process in place before the deadline on 30 June 2021. Our expert speakers will also discuss the challenges around sponsoring migrant workers and applying for skilled worker visas
Planting the right trees in the right places can offer environmental benefits and give you opportunities to diversify. This webinar and panel discussion, sponsored by Lloyds bank will give you insight into how farmers across the UK are reaping the benefits of subsidised tree-planting through the Woodland Trust’s MORE woods and MORE hedges scheme.
Farmers Weekly’s farming awards celebrates the very best of British agriculture by recognising hard-working and innovative farmers across the UK. The Farmers Weekly Awards ceremony is one of the best nights out in the farming calendar. Find out more about the categories, the shortlisted farmers and Awards night and watch the videos of last year's event (see player on right).
Join our panel of 4 farmers as they discuss their possible post-Brexit challenges and how vulnerable they feel in their sector, what they are experiencing first hand and what they are doing to mitigate the risk for their business. Find out what farmers can do to understand where they are right now and discover what knowledge farmers can access to make informed decisions about the future of their business.
The plan for the ELM scheme to be fully in place by 2024 is extremely ambitious, and due to the uncertainty and misinformation surrounding the scheme you might lose out if you don't start planning now. Watch the webinar to find out more about the changes you will need to make to qualify for the scheme and ensure you stay in control of your finances.
As we near the final hurdle in the EU/UK Brexit negotiations we are looking at the future of UK's trading relationship with the EU and the rest of the world. In this session we answer some of the most urgent questions that farmers have regarding trade and tariffs, looking at different outcomes for new and existing markets. Watch on demand.