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Farming Partnerships: What you need to know

As a lifelong fan of The Archers and Head of Commercial Property here at Thomson & Bancks, Sally McFadden has many years’ experience in the commercial issues of rural life. Here she discusses the potential benefits and issues behind farm partnerships.

A farming partnership can protect the long-term interests of a farming family and help pass the business down through generations. However it comes with a great deal of complexity, and finding the right structure for your business isn’t easy.

Are all partnerships the same?

Organisation of a farming partnership depends on the size and type of farm, the roles of family members in running the farm, and differences in capital contribution. In England there are 3 types of partnership.

Click here to read the full article by Sally, as featured in Cotswold Homes.

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