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The latest issue of Farming Matters is out now

Welcome to the latest issue of our Farming Matters newsletter. 

A lot has changed since our last issue and following a turbulent year for the rural sector, we have pulled together a number of topics that could impact you, including:

  • The rural sector key messages from the Autumn Statement
  • Year-to-date profits and mitigating tax liabilities: a list of the common allowances
  • How to plan for profit
  • How can personal pension contributions be used in relation to farm partnerships?
  • A perspective on Sustainable Farming Incentive – Guest article from Peter Beaumont, Managing Director of Cornish Mutual
  • Case study: Behind the success of Fentongollan Farm
  • Don’t get caught out by new research and development rules
  • Basis Period Reform: Is it time to look ahead?
  • Harnessing the power of a buying group to cut costs and hassle: Guest article from AF Farming
  • Get to know James England, manager leading the Taunton rural team
  • Finding the right solutions to survive and thrive
  • Why our rural team think it’s important to support British farming

We hope there is something for everyone in our latest issue of Farming Matters and always, whatever 2023 brings, we at PKF Francis Clark are here to help you.

You can download the latest newsletter here.

FEATURING: Brian Harvey
As head of PKF Francis Clark’s agricultural sector group, Brian manages a dedicated team of agricultural accountants and tax advisers. He hails from a Cornish… read more
FEATURING: Dawn Peattie
After growing up in Cheshire, Dawn moved down to Wiltshire in 2011 to start her accountancy career. Dawn is a Partner in our Landed Estates… read more
FEATURING: Justin Gliddon
Justin is a partner, working in our business services team who acts for a wide range of family owned and managed businesses working closely with… read more
FEATURING: Martin Rossiter
Martin joined PKF Francis Clark as a partner in 2022, bringing with him more than 20 years experience of advising rural family businesses. He is… read more
FEATURING: Alison Trant
Alison has gained over 20 years’ commercial banking experience since joining the Bank of Scotland graduate programme in her home city of Glasgow in 2001.… read more
FEATURING: James England
James is senior manager of the Rural team in the Taunton office, working alongside Mike Butler and covering predominantly Somerset, with a few key clients… read more
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