Protect yourself and your commercial property

Protect yourself and your commercial property

We have recently been working on a large number of commercial lettings for our farming clients. With diversification on the rise, one of the biggest growth sectors is in renting out buildings or other space on the farm to non-farming businesses and individuals. Be it...
BPS appeal results in windfall for client

BPS appeal results in windfall for client

We recently won an appeal against the RPA which resulted in back payments being made to our client in the region of £25,000! This was a client new to us in 2018 and it was when going through their paperwork for the first time that the mistakes, dating back to 2005,...
Are your waste exemptions up to date?

Are your waste exemptions up to date?

Farmers are and other business which handle small quantities of low risk waste may need to re-register their waste exemptions as many will be running out of date this year. The Environment Agency introduced a new exemption system in 2013. The exemptions were valid for...
BPS – What happens after the deadline?

BPS – What happens after the deadline?

The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application deadline of 15th May might feel like a long time ago now, but just because the files have been put away, it doesn’t mean that BPS is over. The BPS scheme year runs from 1st January to 31st December, so whilst the application...
Valuations – a brief guide

Valuations – a brief guide

There is a big and often overlooked difference between the two main types of valuation, a market appraisal and a formal ‘Red Book’ valuation. It is important to know the difference, as the same property can be valued very differently for different purposes. Market...