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Five key steps before diversifying your farm business Read More

Are you ready to diversify? Farm diversification provides a significant opportunity for farm businesses today.

Should a start-up business or enterprise go to the bank first? Read More

Coming up with a new business idea is exciting but one of the many challenges is finding the finance to help get your idea off the ground.

Taking dairy produce to the next level Read More

Case Study
With fluctuating milk prices resulting in uncertain returns for many dairy farmers, July 2017 saw Jack Martin launch a new business.
Legislation checklist: Food and drink Read More
Operators of food and drink businesses must comply with UK and European legislation.
Finance options for farm and rural start-ups and expanding businesses Read More
Business Guide
One challenge facing any farm or rural business owner – whether a start-up or a growing business.
What to consider when entering into a lease Read More
Business Guide
The form and detailed terms of a lease will be determined by the commercial agreement.
How to network successfully to market yourself Read More
Business Guide
Networking is quite simple – it's the various ways to meet other businesses and potential customers.
Measure to grow: The importance of figures in marketing Read More
How will you know when you have achieved success in your business?
Marketing is an opportunity, not a cost Read More
When you’re first starting a new business – there’s a lot of expenses.

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Regional solicitors with a personal approach to business providing agricultural, commercial and private  specialist advice.   

Tip Of The Week

"If you have a story to tell, tell it."

Paula Steer, Lily Warne Wool

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The Glamping Show

Held between the 20 and 22 September at Stoneleigh Park, this is a three-day event dedicated to the glamping industry.  


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Tulip are looking for suitable land to rent for outdoor pig production, paying highly competitive rents. Find out more here. 

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Latest News

Watch out for misleading farm tenancy terms Watch out for misleading farm tenancy terms Read More

Tenant farmers are warned to look carefully at clauses within new Farm Business Tenancies as a rise in agreements not fit for purpose are reported.

Rural youth making their voices heard Rural youth making their voices heard Read More

Young people in rural communities have been given their chance to help shape the future of the rural economy.

British farmers take over social media British farmers take over social media Read More

Thousands of farmers get involved in a social media campaign to show the world what they do and why – #Farm24.

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