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15 years of R&BS – how the market has changed and what's changing

It’s been 15 years since R&BS was founded. Several significant changes over that time have made it an interesting period for us and our clients. Find out what they are and the strategies farm and rural businesses can adopt to capitalise on these changes. 

15 years of R&BS – how the market has changed and what's changing

Agriculture Bill 2018: now is the time to start planning

The long-awaited details of the new Agriculture Bill have been announced. All farm businesses must begin to plan ahead to ensure they are in a strong position and can cope with the loss of subsidy income. Professional guidance - including business finance advice -will be crucial in the years ahead.

Agriculture Bill 2018: now is the time to start planning

What questions should you ask when preparing a business plan?

A business plan is an essential document to put in front of your bank manager when you are discussing finance. We set out some of the subjects and questions you should ask yourself when preparing a plan.

What questions should you ask when preparing a business plan?

Business plans are key to securing farm, equestrian and rural business finance and mortgages

Get your business plan right and you earn the trust of lenders, suppliers and staff. Get it wrong and you may not even get your business ideas off the ground. We give you some tips on how to prepare an effective business plan.

Business plans are key to securing farm, equestrian and rural business finance and mortgages

Funding the conversion of redundant farm buildings

Recent planning changes have led to more clients looking for finance to convert agricultural buildings to residential and commercial uses. But what factors do youhave to consider if the project is to be successful?

Funding the conversion of redundant farm buildings

Maximising the chances of securing farm business finance

This article was published in Farm Business Magazine in  February 2014. It explains how farm businesses can improve their chances of securing finance from banks and other lenders.

Maximising the chances of securing farm business finance

5 essential insights for buying your first country house

Are you planning on buying your first country house? Then there are some particular issues you will need to bear in mind, as buying a country property is not always the same as purchasing an urban houses.

5 essential insights for buying your first country house

10 Essential tips for funding your Rural Property

By using these 10 essential tips and enlisting the help of professionals who understand the rural property environment, you could have the keys to your rural property sooner than you thought was ever possible.

10 Essential tips for funding your Rural Property