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Now is a good time to review your farm and rural business finances

With bank margins improving now is a good time for all farm and rural businesses to review their finances, and check to see if their historical arrangements are still the best for the business.

Now is a good time to review your farm and rural business finances

Bank base rate rise - the moveable feast

No sooner does an interest rise come into sight, it moves again as unpredictable forces come to light. We are experiencing interesting times, so it is essential that any business is on its best possible financial footing.

Bank base rate rise - the moveable feast

5 tips to manage your banking position during downward agricultural commodity price pressures

With downward pressure on commodity prices and a 12% reduction in the 2014 Single Farm Payment, cashflow and working capital requirements could become stretched. What can be done to prepare for tougher times?

5 tips to manage your banking position during downward agricultural commodity price pressures

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

New staff appointment to grow and strengthen R&BS

Graham Sanders joins us from Lloyds Bank. He has over 43 years of banking experience, and 16 years with their agriculture team. He will strenghten our presence nationwide and work with closely with clients and professionals in the South and South East,

New staff appointment to grow and strengthen R&BS

Celebrating our 10th anniversary in farm and rural finance

We are celebrating our 10th anniversary. When you consider the statistics for business failure and the fact that we operate in the financial sector which has seen its worst crisis in 300 years, we are very proud of our success.

Celebrating our 10th anniversary in farm and rural finance

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

Rural funding partnership offers fresh option for borrowers

We have entered into an exclusive arrangement with a new lender to the rural property market. The move marks the launch of a refreshing new product to the rural property market and a rural funding partnership that fills a gap caused by the credit crunch.

Rural funding partnership offers fresh option for borrowers

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