Planning for succession with non-farming children
25th July 2021
For families with more than one child passing assets on to non-farming children may seem complicated but there are options to do so while keeping the farm intact. Financial experts Old Mill give us their advice on the difficult subject.
SFI unlikely to offset direct payments
6th July 2021
New analysis by AHDB quantifies how the proposed Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) stacks up against the basic payment scheme (BPS).
Four financial considerations before diversifying your farm
9th June 2021
Farmers Guide caught up with Sean McCann, chartered financial planner at NFU Mutual, to hear expert financial advice for farmers looking to diversify.
Tax credits for your Limited business, supporting growth and innovation
7th June 2021
R&D tax consultancy Rocdaymer & Co Ltd spoke to Farmers Guide to offer an in-depth explanation of UK tax credits for the agriculture sector.
Financing helps successful biofuel diversification
7th June 2021
Farmers Guide spoke to Saffron Financial about its recent work with a company diversifying into biofuel, helping them to secure the funding needed to grow and develop.
ELMS and alternative land uses: Key insights for farmers
31st May 2021
Farm consultancy expert Mark Russell, a partner at Carter Jonas, explores how environmental schemes will impact farmers and offers advice on potential alternative income streams.
‘Look before you leave’: Five financial considerations of taking a lump sum to exit farming
23rd May 2021
HMRC have not yet confirmed how the proposed lump sums for exiting farming in England will be taxed.
2021 NAAC contracting survey published
21st May 2021
A new survey of contracting prices for 2021-22 has been published by the National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC), giving a UK national average to help contractors and farmers benchmark when working out their costings for an operation.
Government plans to offer lump sum for farmers wanting to retire
19th May 2021
A consultation launched today (19th May) proposes to pay farmers who wish to leave the industry, to encourage ‘new blood’ into the industry.
Agriculture the riskiest sector to work in, but less than 50% of farmers have a will
11th May 2021
An informal poll at a recent succession planning webinar for NFU farmers, showed that only 17 out of 40 participants had a will, despite agriculture being considered one of the most dangerous sectors to work in.
£12m Farming Innovation Pathways funding competition launches
12th March 2021
UKRI and Defra have announced their R&D collaboration for an exciting new funding opportunity, Farming Innovation Pathways.
Professional indemnity cover simplified for farmers association operators
8th February 2021
Professional indemnity broker Trafalgar Risk Management (TRM) has announced the extension of its comprehensive PI insurance protection, to cover farmers association operators and agricultural advisory services against claims of negligence or breach of duty made by a client.