Most rural businesses will now have received enquiry forms from the Assessor’s Office with a multitude of questions seeking to gather information about your rural business, the structure of your asset in terms of land type and quality and what opportunities it provides for shooting, fishing, stalking and related field sports.
There are just a few weeks left to submit 2017 Basic Payment Scheme claims. And with pressure on farm profits, it’s more important than ever to make sure claims are accurate and correct. Bidwells’ Beth Duchesne examines the 2017 claim process
It was clear from my first interactions with the senior partner of the Bidwells team in Perth that we shared a common vision for the estate. And today, more than fifteen years later, Bidwells remains the trusted manager of the Murthly Estate.
The success of any business is largely due to how effectively the people involved work together. And nowhere is that more true than on a rural estate, where success is influenced by a huge number of different stakeholders.
Since the starting gun was fired at the result of the Brexit referendum, there has been – and continues to be – a huge debate about the nature and scope of future UK agricultural policy once we are out of the European Union.