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Into the woods: Inheritance tax relief on woodlands

Philip Whitcomb

06.04.2022

It is estimated that 72% of land in the UK is farmed but, in 2017, the AGFORWARD project estimated that…

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5 reasons why you should have a Trust

Philip Whitcomb

20.12.2021

Trusts and their administration are a diverse and often misunderstood area of law, which when used correctly, can provide real…

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Key points to consider when diversifying your farm

Philip Whitcomb

05.07.2021

Philip Whitcomb, partner at law firm Moore Barlow specialising in rural matters, shares his top tips when planning to diversify…

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Thinking about investing in fine wine? What you need to know

Philip Whitcomb

02.06.2021

2021 is going to be a challenging year for many investors and to protect against the risk of intense market…

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Is your farming partnership fit for purpose?

Philip Whitcomb

07.05.2021

US President Dwight D Eisenhower is quoted as saying “farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and…

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How to buy your own plot of woodland

Philip Whitcomb

28.01.2021

Philip Whitcomb, partner at Moore Barlow specialising in rural matters, explains how to buy your own plot of woodland and…

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Farm succession planning

Philip Whitcomb

18.11.2020

The Moss family has farmed Manor Farm for 150 years and is a highly respected local family. They’re just about…

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Where there is a horse, there is a will

Philip Whitcomb

18.05.2020

The whole idea of getting up at 6am on a dark winter’s morning to ride out in the pouring rain…

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Top 10 actions to consider during the current pandemic crisis

Philip Whitcomb

14.04.2020

I recently came across a quote which said “in business, what you don’t get done today can be done tomorrow.…

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Budget Predictions for Farmers and Landowners

Philip Whitcomb

17.02.2020

There is now less than a month before we hear what Rishi Sunak disclosures in his first budget. Here are…

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Collecting antiques and works of art

Philip Whitcomb

16.10.2019

As a child, I was always encouraged to collect – be it stamps, postcards or old books – and as…

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Succession Planning for Farmers – Top tips for success

Philip Whitcomb

19.02.2019

Farming succession is absolutely imperative to the success of individual farmers, but it is also integral to the overall agricultural…

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