RURAL BUSINESS "HOW TO" WORKSHOPS

WEDNESDAY 4 MARCH

Sucession Planning

11:00 - 11:30

Seminar Room 4

Paddy Appleton, Partner - Hunt & Coombs Solicitors

This informative presentation will provide invaluable insight into how rural families and businesses can preserve wealth for future generations. Paddy will discuss how key approaches and strategies work and the structures that will help you reduce the tax burden for your family through generations.

View Paddy Appleton's 'Succession planning' presentation here.

Discovering profitable crop alternatives

11:30 - 12:00

Seminar Room 4

 

Nigel Padbury, Seeds & Marketing Manager - Premium Crops

Winter flooding, serious pest issues and the ongoing loss of key chemistry from the crop protection armoury are increasingly undermining the viability and profitability of key mainstream arable crops for UK farmers. In this presentation we’ll explore realistic, profitable, alternatives to challenge conventional thinking.

Organics – Production system and global market

12:00 - 12:30

Seminar Room 4

Steven Jacobs, Business Development Manager - Organic Farmers & Growers C.I.C

An overview of organic farming including organic conversion and the global organic market which is now worth around £100 billion.

Diversification opportunities for arable farmers

12:30 - 13:00

Seminar Room 4

Mark Russell, Head of Rural - Carter Jonas

Looking at opportunities to make more from your crops especially carbon capture as part of the current enterprise income streams.

View Mark Russell's 'Diversification opportunities for arable farmers' presentation here.

Renovating your older buildings in a sustainable way

13:00 - 13:30

Seminar Room 4

Val Juhasz, Surveyor - Core Conservation

Older buildings have been built with traditional materials and techniques – they differ very much from new buildings. Find out the top (often costly) renovation mistakes builders and old building owners frequently do – and doing it the right way. All in plain English with real case studies and many examples.

View Val Juhasz's 'Renovating your older buildings in a sustainable way' presentation here.

Tax planning

13:30 - 14:00

Seminar Room 4

Barry Jefferd, Partner - George Hay Chartered Accountants

Pressures on the farming industry leads to pressure for agriculture businesses to diversify. This can lead to tax problems and potentially the loss of valuable reliefs. This presentation will guide you through the traps and provide practical advice for tax efficient strategies.

View Barry Jefferd's 'Tax planning' presentation here.

Adding value and generating income on farms and estates

14:00 - 14:30

Seminar Room 4

Louise Newton, Senior Rural Surveyor - Bidwells

Maximising capital value and net income generation on farms and estates is often a key objective for rural businesses. This can usually be achieved through utilising existing assets and appropriate diversification schemes.

We will discuss projects where we have obtained challenging and unusual planning consents, and how we manage the development or diversification scheme from inception to completion.

View Louise Newton & Jessica Hall's 'Adding value and generating income on farms and estates' presentation here.

Adding value and generating income on farms and estates

14:00 - 14:30

Seminar Room 4

Jessica Hall, Senior Rural Surveyor - Bidwells

Maximising capital value and net income generation on farms and estates is often a key objective for rural businesses. This can usually be achieved through utilising existing assets and appropriate diversification schemes.

We will discuss projects where we have obtained challenging and unusual planning consents, and how we manage the development or diversification scheme from inception to completion.

View Louise Newton & Jessica Hall's 'Adding value and generating income on farms and estates' presentation here.

Archery - a low impact diversification option

14:30 - 15:00

Seminar Room 4

Adrian Caddy, Proprietor & Chief Instructor - Adrian Caddy Archery

Target/Field Archery began 20,000 years ago. Both are taught and developed by ACA and are the safest shooting pursuits on the planet – much safer than any ballsport. ACA  shows what 20th century equipment and techniques look like and how accessible and inclusive the Archery business has become.

Mid-England Barrow: from farming to funerals and celebrations of life. Our diversification story

15:00 - 15:30 

Seminar Room 4

Sarah Smart, Director - Mid England Barrow

Our journey through deciding on our business, planning, securing a grant, what we did well, and what we would do differently.

View Sarah Smart's 'Mid-England Barrow: from farming to funerals and celebrations of life. Our diversification story' presentation here.

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TUES 3RD MARCH 2020

OPENING TIMES: 09:00 - 17:00

WEDS 4TH MARCH 2020

OPENING TIMES: 09:00 - 16:30

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