Assess the business strengths and weaknesses, the potential opportunities and threats to improve the returns to the client within their stated objectives.
Whole Farm Budgeting
The budget sets out the physical and financial performance targets of the planned farming strategy. It clearly illustrates the contribution of each enterprise and the fixed cost structure enabling benchmarking to national figures and identification of key business issues.
Cash Flow and Livestock Performance monitoring against the budget and the previous year ensures the effective implementation of the plan and rapid response to any problems.
Single Payment Applications
The service includes preparing Single Payment Scheme application forms and associated paperwork, checking payments and corresponding with the RPA to resolve any problems.
Cross Compliance & Environmental Schemes
We provide assistance and advice on all aspects of meeting the cross compliance rules and integrating them with the various Environmental Schemes (Entry Level Stewardship) to protect and enhance a farm’s subsidy income.
Farm Diversification Grants
We have extensive experience in preparing grant applications and associated business plans and have assisted many of our clients to establish alternative sources of income.
A complete service from preparing the tender documents and associated budgets, arranging loan facilities to advice on interview techniques.
Contract Farming Arrangements
The service includes initial negotiations, preparing the agreements, administering the contract farming accounts including preparing a fully VAT reconciled year end. A new proforma agreement has been prepared which meets the landowners cross compliance needs whilst substantially lowering his administrative burden and maximum crop marketing flexibility for the contractor.
Free Initial Consultation
We provide free initial consultation which we hope will lead to a long and fruitful partnership providing a better farming future for you and your family.