Farming Accountants


Farming futures – embracing change and seizing opportunities


We would like to invite you to join our complimentary agricultural seminar on Tuesday 22 November, running from 8.00am to 10.45am. This seminar will focus primarily on change and opportunities within the farming sector and will feature speakers from Carter Jonas, Farmplan and UHY Hacker Young.

The event will take place at the Sophi Taylor Building, NIAB, Park Farm with the following format:

8.00am   Registration and breakfast

8.30am   Introduction

8.35am   Improving your business management

A presentation analysing the finer points of your business and enterprise costings.

Simon Eagle, Regional Account Manager – East, Farmplan

8.55am   Beyond BPS

Following the Brexit result and uncertainties concerning Basic Payment Scheme, a presentation to highlight opportunities for alternative income and understanding more thoroughly what’s on your holding.

Jack Sharpe, Surveyor and Mark Russell, Partner, Carter Jonas

9.15am    Making Tax Digital

Consigning paper to the toilet, and preparing for HMRCs new digital record keeping and reporting  proposals. The story so far, and what might happen next.

Graham Boar, Tax Director, UHY Hacker Young

9.35am   Panel Q&A

9.45am   Tour of NIAB Innovation Farm’s Glass House facilities

Dr Lydia Smith will discuss NIAB’s ornamentals team, the wheat breeding programme and the Innovation Farm. Furthermore, from a business perspective Lydia will also discuss the Bream Certification of the facility, funding and dealing with the EU.

If you would like any further information, do contact Andrew Redman on 01763 247321 or email

To register, please visit our Eventbrite page.

We look forward to seeing you at our seminar and please note there is no charge to attend.

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