• News & Updates
  • Changes to farming grant schemes explained

    Applications are now open for the Countryside Stewardship mid-tier and hedgerow and boundary scheme. James Pyrah sheds some light on potential benefits for farmers.

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  • What are the proposed changes to farm funding post-Brexit?

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary, Michael Gove, has spelled out how farming subsidies will be handled after Brexit – although crucial questions remain. Julie Liddle examines the salient issues.

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  • A guide to ‘permitted development rights’ on the farm

    Permitted development rights allow you to carry out specific types of work without making a full planning application – but this does not mean you can do whatever you choose. Julie Liddle explains.

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  • Brexit shadows bring interesting times for professional farmers

    While more details are coming forward about what the farming sector might look like post Brexit, much uncertainty remains. Director John Robson offers his thoughts on the opportunities and threats for professional farmers.

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  • A guide to woodland and forestry grant funding

    Robson & Liddle’s James Pyrah explains the grant funding available through forestry and woodland management schemes.

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  • A guide to selling or letting a farm at its best

    The key to a successful farm sale or letting is to ensure it looks its best when people come to view it. Julie Liddle, director of Robson and Liddle, outlines a checklist for successful farm viewings.

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  • The benefits of registering your land

    Those who have had unregistered land in the family for generations may wonder what the point is of registering it, but potential problems can crop up in future, especially if you decide to sell. Julie Liddle looks at the key issues.

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  • Glamping on the farm - Is it your next diversification strategy?

    More and more farmers are setting up so-called ‘glamping’ sites, but overcoming planning issues is essential to success. Rural chartered surveyor Julie Liddle discusses what must be done.

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  • How should farmers deal with new telecoms laws?

    Confusion over the government’s new Digital Economy Act has been clarified. But farmers could still lose out financially unless they get to grips with the new system. Julie Liddle explains why.

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  • Resolving boundary disputes on the farm

    Boundary disputes can be one of the most emotionally fraught experiences farm owners may deal with. If you end up in court they are often expensive – so finding an amicable solution is recommended. Julie Liddle looks at the options.

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  • Negotiating a farm business tenancy – what to consider

    Julie Liddle, director at Robson & Liddle Chartered Surveyors, offers advice on how farmers should approach negotiating a Farm Business Tenancy and how to avoid future surprises.

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  • Should I sell my farm or lease it?

    The decision whether to sell a farm or to lease it is one many farmers and landowners will agonise over at some stage. John Robson, director at Robson & Liddle Chartered Surveyors, weighs up the options.

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