Hot Potatoes Help British Farmers

Hot Potatoes Help British Farmers

Britain’s potato industry is set to receive a £9m boost after news that McDonalds UK are to source 100% of its French fries from British potatoes. Last year around 87% of the company’s fries were made from British potatoes, totalling around £70m. The Fast food giant...
A Career In Farming

A Career In Farming

In support of the Welsh Government’s goal to expand farming and food production in the Principality by 30% over the next 5 years, Careers Wales are encouraging young people to consider a career in the industry. Many young people are unaware that the food and farming...
The Public Image Of Farmers

The Public Image Of Farmers

The results of a recent survey commissioned by the NFU have revealed that the farming industry in the UK has a more positive image in the public eye than it has for many a year.  The overall results show that 67% of those quizzed think of farmers in a positive light...
The Business of Farming

The Business of Farming

There are a number of issues which make farming businesses different from other organisations as far as accountancy and tax planning advice is concerned. Farming businesses tend to be more capital intensive and the return tends to be lower than with other...