Agriculture

Supporting you, supporting growth

Meet our specialists

We are proud of the long established relationships we hold with our farming and associated business clients and understand how important continuity is when dealing with your business and personal finances.

The modern farming enterprise is diverse - the core activity of crops and livestock is now complemented by a range of alternative revenue streams ranging from alternative crops to holiday lets and equestrian centres to storage.

We have brought together a unique team of experienced advisers from across our business to deliver a complete and holistic service including tax advice, financial planning, insurance and business advisory support.
 
Take a look at how we can support you:

  • Accountancy

    With a strong understanding of the agricultural sector and close links with professional advisers within the land and legal professions, we have the knowledge, experience and networks to support our clients in the agricultural and associated industries.

    Delivering practical and cost effective solutions, we can help you with a wealth of issues from preparing farm accounts to sophisticated cash flow forecasting and budgeting.

    We regularly work with clients who operate as limited companies, LLP’s, partnerships and sole traders and we understand the issues which can arise from families working together.

    Farming enterprises can be diverse and may operate in many different forms. We can help you create modern business structures which are both tax efficient and can help you deal with issues which may be complex such as succession planning.  

    Some of the services for the agricultural sector we can offer include:

     

    • Preparation of contract farming accounts
    • Cash flow forecasting
    • Digital cloud accounting
    • Audit for larger organisations and businesses
    • Advice on renewables projects
    • Harvest reconciliations and gross margin reports
    • Planning and Agricultural Property Relief  (APR) and Business Property Relief (BPR) advice

    Contact our Agricultural team to find out how we can help you and your business.

  • Tax advice

    Careful tax and business planning is critical in order to preserve your estate for future generations. There are a number of schemes and reliefs available to those working in the agricultural sector which can both reduce your tax liabilities and help you operate more efficiently.

    Our tax teams have a breadth of specialist knowledge in the agricultural sector and in particular have in-depth experience in helping clients with issues around Stamp Duty Land Tax and the tax vehicles available to enterprises which involve family members.

    We have specialists who can advise you in:

     


    Contact one of our team today to find out how we can help you.

  • Insurance

    As an independent broker we can obtain insurance quotes from a broad panel of the UKs leading insurers - meaning we can find the right cover for you, at competitive premiums.
     
    Our dedicated agricultural team has a wealth of experience in combining insurance expertise with specialist knowledge of this sector, which means we can help make sure you have the right cover in place to protect you and your livelihood.
     
    We provide a range of insurance covers tailored to the agricultural sector including:
     

    • Farm Buildings and Contents
    • Business Interruption
    • Livestock
    • Diseases including  Avian Influenza, Salmonella, TB
    • Business Liability such as Employers, Public, Products, Environmental, Contracting
    • Goods in Transit including Third Party Haulage
    • Diversification including Livery, Shoots, Fishing Lakes, Glamping
    • Renewables – Solar, Wind, Biomass
    • Cyber and  Financial Crime
    • Property – Multiple Locations and Property Owners
    • Vehicles including Agricultural, Private Car, Commercial
     
    Affinities and Affiliations
    Our breadth of product knowledge allows us to create unique insurance policies for niche and specialist organisations.

    Buying Groups and Co-operatives 
    We can provide targeted insurance packages to enhance member benefits and boost your group profile and income.

    Compliance and Health and Safety on the Farm
    Our strategic partnerships provide solutions that reward clients who adopt best practice and can reduce risks.

    Valuations
    From desktop to full-site survey, we are able to compile an accurate and up-to-date review of your property.

    Security systems
    We offer free site surveys to advise on the options available to protect your valuable assets.

    For a non obligatory quote, contact our Agricultural team to find out how we can help you and your business.

  • Financial planning

    When it comes to succession planning, the agricultural sector is steeped in history and finding the right solution to passing on your farm or business to the next generation can be complicated.
     
    Our Chartered and Independent Financial Advisers can guide you through the process to help you protect your wealth and assets, whether you are starting out in business, or looking to pass it on.
     
    We have Financial Planning teams based in each of our four offices who work side-by-side with our Tax Advisers in order to help you find the right solution for you and your business.
     
    We can advise you on:

     

     

    Contact one of our team today to find out how we can help you.

  • Employee benefits

    By building the right employee benefits and reward package we can help you engage and protect your people. Our employee benefit solutions can be tailored to help businesses of all sizes and across all sectors whether you have a core team of partner or executives or a large number of employees, we will work with you to design and implement an innovative and modern benefits package tailored to your individual needs and budget.

    Contact one of our team today to find out how we can help you.