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New Entrants to Farming – Planning For The Future

5 September 2018

The roadshow will be held in collaboration with FAS, NFUS and the Scottish Land Commission this will take place throughout October and November traveling across Scotland.

The aim of the roadshow is to allow participants to “Plan for the Future” after hearing from experts on succession, legal and accounting issues and joint venture models.  The experts on the panel will include, Hamish Lean, Shepherd and Wedderburn, James MacKessack-Leitch, Scottish Land Commission and representatives from local accountancy firms and the NFUS Next Generation group.

This roadshow will offer a unique opportunity to hear from experts in the field on issues such as the importance of having a good partnership agreement in place, having a will, inheritance tax, agricultural property relief, business property relief, joint venture opportunities, tax incentives and the proposed introduction of a new Land Matching Service.  Finally the real life experience of someone entering into the industry will be highlighted, and how joint venture opportunities can allow for new starts to create a profitable business.

The audience will be given the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the expert speakers.

The roadshow is free for anyone to attend and will be visiting the following locations:

Tuesday 9th October 2018- Tarbert Hotel, Harbour Street, Tarbert, PA29 6UB

Wednesday 10th October 2018 – Kingarth Hotel, Isle of Bute, PA20 9LU

Thursday 1st November 2018 – Dingwall Mart, IV15 9TP

Tuesday 6th November 2018 – Balmakewan Farm, Laurencekirk, AB30 1QX

Thursday 8th November 2018 – Inchberry Hall, Fochabers, IV32 7QB

Tuesday 13th November 2018 – Stair Arms Hotel, Pathhead, Midlothian, EH37 5TX

Please book onto the event by clicking on any of the links above  or contacting Val Angus on 01835 823322 or

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