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Jane Mitchell

Jane Mitchell

Business Advisory Senior Manager

14 November 2018

NFUS launches Joint Ventures Hub to help farmers collaborate

The NFUS Joint Venture Hub will provide information on share farming, contract farming and tenancies, with a key aim of linking up next-generation farmers and businesses without succession plans in place.


Robin Dandie

Robin Dandie

Business Advisory Partner

10 October 2018

Agribusinesses failing to switch to digital bookkeeping

Fewer than four in 10 farm businesses across Scotland are producing the bookkeeping data required for Making Tax Digital, HMRC’s new digital tax filing system.


Robin Dandie

Robin Dandie

Business Advisory Partner

8 August 2018

Managing cash-flow for a dry weather harvest

The effect of this year’s unseasonably warm weather on harvest patterns is likely to have a knock-on impact on farmers’ cash-flow. Most farmers will have secured the winter barley and oilseed rape by now and will have started to harvest the spring barley crop. In stark contrast to last year’s harvest, this season’s heatwave means farmers will be concerned about a potential loss of yield.


Robin Dandie

Robin Dandie

Business Advisory Partner

22 June 2018

Agribusinesses ‘optimistic’ but not prepared for the future

Despite much optimism, many agribusinesses are failing to secure their succession, according to a survey by Johnston Carmichael.


Sandy Manson

Sandy Manson

Chair and Head of Client Service

3 January 2018

Top 10 business predictions for 2018

After a snap general election, the beginning of Brexit and Bank of England interest rates rising for the first time in 10 years, the economy saw its share of surprises in 2017.

So, what will 2018 hold for Scottish business? Here’s our top ten predictions for the year ahead: