Iain McVicar

Partner

Iain McVicar is the head of Albert Goodman’s Farms and Estates team, Iain manages a large team of agricultural accountants and business advisers and has a strong practical background in agriculture, with extensive experience of helping agri-businesses across the country.

After graduating in agriculture from Seale-Hayne, Iain worked as an agricultural business consultant.  He then qualified as an accountant with a national accounting firm specialising in agriculture, spending six years there, including three years with the business recovery department advising on business turnaround strategies.

Iain McVicar joined Albert Goodman in 2001, Iain specialises in providing strategic tax and business advice to farmers, estate owners, food manufacturers and retailers, veterinary surgeons, and other rural businesses. He is an accomplished speaker on agricultural matters and is often published in the press.

In addition, Iain McVicar has been the Chairman of RAG UK since 2010, which is a national affiliation of agricultural accountants, who deal with more than 5000 farm businesses.  This group meets regularly to share ideas and make sure that they are leading the way with regard to accountancy, tax, and agriculture.

In his spare time, Iain is a keen cyclist and took part in the Albert Goodman 150 km bike ride to celebrate 150 years of Albert Goodman.


Posts

Farm profitability: Does it have to be profitable?
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How should I buy my next tractor?
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The Agriculture Bill
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