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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

With fluctuating milk prices resulting in uncertain returns for many dairy farmers, July 2017 saw Jack Martin launch a new business.

A beginner’s guide to rearing game birds Read More

Case Study
This guide has been designed to highlight some of the major thought processes and physical requirements needed.
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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mfg Solicitors 

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

Upcoming Events

The Glamping Show

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


Tulip – landowner opportunity 

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

UK food and drink exports hit record high UK food and drink exports hit record high Read More

The first six months of 2018 have seen UK food and drink exports hit record levels – rising to £10.6 billion, up 4% compared to the same period last year. 

Millennials do love dairy after all Millennials do love dairy after all Read More

Consumer campaign aimed at reminding the public of its love for dairy finds 11% of 26-41-year-olds are less likely to replace dairy products with alternatives.

First farm drive-thru open for business First farm drive-thru open for business Read More

Rhug Estate near Corwen in North Wales has made retail history this week opening the first on-farm drive-thru.

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