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Agricultural law blog

Fly grazing rockets as traveller community exploits legal loophole - 31 May 2012

CASES of fly grazing, where horses are illegally dumped on private land, have shot up in recent months bringing misery …

New enforcement rules for unauthorised development - 15 May 2012

The principal change to be aware of is that even where the time limit for taking enforcement action against unauthorised …

Sideways: Income tax relief for farming - 30 April 2012

Sideways loss relief: Income tax relief in respect of farming losses can be claimed against other income but only if …

Inheritance Tax: Holiday cottage break - 19 April 2012

The Chancellor’s amendments to the SDLT regime in the budget were ostensibly targeted at tax avoidance schemes where UK residential …

New CLA policy aims to promote growth in the equine business sector - 5 April 2012

In “Clearing Hurdles” a report recently published by the Country Land & Business Association (CLA) the value of the equine …

A fair wind for the farming industry if they keep their eye on the ball - 4 April 2012

Attending the Eblex Outlook 2012 conference is an easy and well worth way of learning about the market trends in …

APR case law update - 9 March 2012

The Upper Tax Tribunal has allowed HM Revenue & Customs’ appeal in the case of HMRC v Executors of Atkinson as …

Responsibility for injuries to rest with riders - 9 March 2012

In what is likely to be a leading precedent for future compensation claims, the Court of Appeal has rejected a claim …