Land Law Finance - Issue 19 - Winter 2020

Contents 2
2020 sees record low for amount of land publicly marketed 4
Tenant farmers urge longer FBTS amid 'no deal' prospect 8
Affordable housing guide launched for young farmers 10
Farming families warned they could face potential tax hike 12
Beef farmers capitalise on growing demand for UK staycations 14
Tax rules to change on employer-provided accommodation 18
Community nature projects buys 5,000 acres of Scottish land 22
New code aims for 'fair and objective' farm rent reviews 24
HS2 review misses key points, agricultural valuers say 26
Farmers welcome permitted development rights proposals 28
New blow for claim of Business Property Relief on holiday lets 30
Considerations for farmers contacted by utility firms 32
Successful first year for Scottish land matching service 34
Farmers could be 'unintended victims' of Wealth Tax plan 36
Farmers affected by HS2 urged to start compensation process 38
Scottish landowners warn against planning system changes 40
Only one in seven NI farmers plan on fully retiring 42
Shropshire grassland farm available to let on 7-year FBT 44