If we cast our minds back to the Autumn of 2019…
The government have confirmed the £1 million Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) will be extended until 1 January 2022.
The passing of the Agriculture Act, the first piece of domestic legislation covering farming for more than seven decades, sets out how Britain will farm for generations to come – and importantly it includes food standards protections.
A ‘perfect storm’ of events is about to test farming’s resilience to the limits, says Chris Solt of Lovewell Blake.
The back-and-forth between the Houses of Parliament on the Agriculture Bill continues. On Tuesday 20th October the Lords voted to reinsert powers into the Bill which were removed in the last Commons vote.
In the third of our series of weekly Brexit Blogs, Chris Solt of Lovewell Blake says that Brexit will force a change in the make-up of all our shopping baskets, whether there is a deal or not.
On Saturday 10 October, Minette Batters, the President of the National Farmers' Union (NFU), published a piece in the Daily Mail that she professed she "never wanted to have to write", fearing the death of the British family farm.
Farming is in a good position to lead the region's economy towards recovery.