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Got a tricky question about your farm business? Get advice from our team of experts. From a wide range of topics from finance to planning permission to tax queries, to staff issues, we cover it all in our Business Clinic.

If we haven’t tackled a question you have yet in our articles below, then send us your query in no more that 350 words to:

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Business Clinic: Does a farm shop need planning permission?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Diana Miller, solicitor, Thrings, looks at the planning considerations when opening a…

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Business Clinic: Do we need planning for worker housing?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Nicola Quick, rural planning expert at Carter Jonas, advises on the planning…

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Business Clinic: Can we fell overgrown Christmas trees?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Marc Liebrecht, arboriculturist and forestry manager at Carter Jonas, advices on the…

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Business Clinic: Can I claim tax on my new dairy unit?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Simon Tapp of Moore Scarrott advises on how care is needed to…

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Business Clinic: How can I get others to sell shared land?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Jonathan Thompson, a senior associate at law firm Thrings, sets out how…

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Business Clinic: Must I give mobile operator survey access?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Paul Williams of Carter Jonas advises on how to handle an…

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Business Clinic: Help needed with unpleasant land issue

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Ken Kaar of Thrings addresses a complex problem for a reader.…

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Business Clinic: How do we challenge fence on our land?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Geoff Kenney, senior energy specialist at Carter Jonas, advises on a an…

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Business Clinic: Can court force farm sale in divorce?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Hannah Jenkins, a family solicitor at Thrings, sets out how assets are…

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Business Clinic: Will lowering sale price for buyer affect CGT?

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Chris Thorpe of Moore Scarrott advises on how the sale price of…

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Business Clinic: Advice on grants for managing ash dieback

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Marc Liebrecht, arboriculturist and forestry manager at Carter Jonas, advises on how to…

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Business Clinic: Public footpath use damaging our business

Whether you have a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s Business Clinic experts can help. Here, Richie Rees, chartered legal executive (agriculture) at Thrings, advises on the…

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