We know that farming isn’t just a business; it’s a way of life.
Agricultural and rural businesses continue to face an ever-changing business environment and operational conditions. Changes in subsidy regimes and increasing focus on the environment make it essential that the impact of these factors are properly considered by all those reliant on agriculture for their income.
The rural and agricultural sector is a specialist field, with unique practices and conventions. We act for a significant number of farms throughout Yorkshire and assist farming families in many matters specific to the sector including succession and inheritance planning and navigating the complex tax issues surrounding these issues.
Our team combine technical expertise with personal experience and a working knowledge of the current challenges facing farms end estates. We provide our clients with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of agriculture and rural business issues, together with an appreciation of the need to balance a way of life with business goals, offering credible and commercially sound advice
We help our clients to add value to their businesses, including advising on the financial and taxation consequences of property development; green technologies and capital allowance planning. We can also assist with capital tax planning, which is a significant issue for farmers following the increase in land values and the availability of development opportunities.
To provide collective and considered advice, our team works closely with other professionals such as land agents, specialist agricultural bank managers and solicitors.
Our experts are aware of current developments and legislation relating to the agricultural sector and, through our proactive approach, we aim to keep our clients informed and up to date with all important issues that affect them and the sector.
Our team of expert advisors can be on hand to support and advise on:
We work with farmers and landowners on: