Agricultural tenancies and diversification
With significant challenges being faced by tenant farmers in a post-Brexit world, could diversification be a solution to secure the sustainability and prosperity of a farm, asks Alistair Millar, agricultural lawyer and Partner at Tallents Solicitors in Southwell.
However, tenant farmers who wish to pursue a diversification project face several hurdles along the way, including the provisions of the agricultural tenancy legislation, gaining the landlord’s permission and agreeing terms for a variation to the existing agricultural tenancy. Alistair offers some guidance for success.
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What you need to know about the relationship choices available to mixed-sex couples in 2020
For mixed-sex couples wishing to put their relationship on a more legal footing, 2020 is the first year that they are able to enter into a civil partnership instead of a marriage in England. Introduced in 2005, previously the law only allowed same-sex couples to become civil partners.
Family law expert, Andy Stout looks at the options now available to cohabiting couples who may wish to protect any property or business assets, and make provision for their children or dependents.
There has been conflicting advice for employees and employers regarding coronavirus in the UK and employment lawyer, Ross Pierrepont from Tallents Solicitors, offers some guidance on key employment questions being asked regarding preventative self-isolation.