LAND  BASED  BUSINESSES PROBLEMS AND SUCCESSES <ul><li>Cheltenham </li></ul><ul><li>February 10 th  2010 </li></ul><ul><li...
Industry Economics <ul><li>European agriculture heavily subsidised </li></ul><ul><li>Since 1996 there have only been four ...
Total Income from Farming With and Without Direct Support 2009 Source: DEFRA/Andersons 2008 2006 2003 2000 1996 Date £(0.2...
Industry Issues <ul><li>World Population </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>Cereal production needs to rise by 50% ...
UK Issues <ul><li>Farmers age </li></ul><ul><li>Succession planning  </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Diversi...
A Guide to Business Support Business Link’s Rural Enterprise Gateway
RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAME FOR ENGLAND Programme ends in 2013 £157 m Farmers are the main beneficiaries Some other Rural M...
ACCESS TO RDPE FUNDS   Capital Grants Brokerage 1:1 Consultancy Development Vouchers R4F S4P SWHILI Social Enterprise
 
 
<ul><li>If you have a Rural Client Enquiry, please do pass it by the REG Team and we will try and ‘Squeeze’ some sensible ...
 
Finally: <ul><li>RPDE Website: </li></ul><ul><li>www.sw-ruralgateway.info </li></ul><ul><li>This presentation is available...
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100210 Cheltenham Business Advice Open Day - Land-based businesses

A seminar looking at the art of successful diversification and the support available.

Speaker: Roger Smith

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Land Based Businesses HMRC Open Day

  1. 1. LAND BASED BUSINESSES PROBLEMS AND SUCCESSES <ul><li>Cheltenham </li></ul><ul><li>February 10 th 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>HMRC Business Advice Open Day </li></ul>Roger Smith Agricultural Adviser, Business Link
  2. 2. Industry Economics <ul><li>European agriculture heavily subsidised </li></ul><ul><li>Since 1996 there have only been four years when TIFF was positive without support </li></ul><ul><li>Support paid in Euros </li></ul><ul><li>WTO Doha Development Round talks stalled </li></ul><ul><li>SP post 2012? </li></ul><ul><li>Modulation – currently 19% </li></ul><ul><li>Importance of Pillar 2 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Total Income from Farming With and Without Direct Support 2009 Source: DEFRA/Andersons 2008 2006 2003 2000 1996 Date £(0.2) £3.0 £0.3 £3.4 £(0.6) £2.3 £0.2 £2.9 £(0.9) £0.6 £1.8 billion £4.7 billion TIFF less support TIFF
  4. 4. Industry Issues <ul><li>World Population </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>Cereal production needs to rise by 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Bio fuels </li></ul><ul><li>Climate change </li></ul><ul><li>R & D </li></ul><ul><li>Regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul>
  5. 5. UK Issues <ul><li>Farmers age </li></ul><ul><li>Succession planning </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Diversification </li></ul><ul><li>Adding value </li></ul><ul><li>Use your assets </li></ul><ul><li>Renewable energy </li></ul><ul><li>Soils and erosion </li></ul>
  6. 6. A Guide to Business Support Business Link’s Rural Enterprise Gateway
  7. 7. RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAME FOR ENGLAND Programme ends in 2013 £157 m Farmers are the main beneficiaries Some other Rural Micro businesses may be eligible £7m for “social enterprise”
  8. 8. ACCESS TO RDPE FUNDS Capital Grants Brokerage 1:1 Consultancy Development Vouchers R4F S4P SWHILI Social Enterprise
  9. 11. <ul><li>If you have a Rural Client Enquiry, please do pass it by the REG Team and we will try and ‘Squeeze’ some sensible guidance out of the various schemes. </li></ul><ul><li>Roger Smith: 07979 518589 </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Lyons: 01275 370959 </li></ul>
  10. 13. Finally: <ul><li>RPDE Website: </li></ul><ul><li>www.sw-ruralgateway.info </li></ul><ul><li>This presentation is available at: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.businesslink.gov.uk/southwest/eventspresentations </li></ul>
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