Albert Goodman wins Rural Business Award

22nd October 2018 – Albert Goodman’s Farms and Estates team are proud to announce themselves as Rural Business Award winners in the category of Best Professional Services business at this year’s South West Rural Business Awards. Iain McVicar and Sam Kirkham, Partners in Albert Goodman’s Farms and Estates Team, accepted the award on Thursday 18th […]

VAT and provision of Shooting Rights

The provision of shooting rights in the course or furtherance of business is a taxable supply for VAT purposes. This means that where the income received exceeds the current VAT registration limit of £83,000 in any period of twelve calendar months or less the shoot would need to have a VAT registration in place and […]

Milk Prices – The Madness Continues

The continuing madness around milk prices has got me thinking about the past. My first “proper” job was with the Milk Marketing Board (MMB) . One of the last roles I had (as with all MMB employees at the time) was to try and secure signatures on the Milk Marque contracts prior to deregulation of […]

New farm dwellings – the lowdown

New legislation, published in March this year, sees a relaxation in planning laws to encourage the conversion of existing buildings in the countryside as opposed to building on greenfield sites. Paul Cowen’s article in the May edition of the Dairy Farmer outlined the planning regulations and opportunities for farm owners. For those thinking of converting […]

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