Is Your Business Too Leader-Centric?

Most of our clients are family farms where the business structures are often leader-centric where the principle ‘farmer’ instructs and tells staff what to do and is the key decision maker. This common structure and instructing process may appear to be quick and simple to implement, however it can cause the following issues: • Overdependence […]

Glastir Small Grants (Wales)

The Glastir Small Grants Scheme window has opened on the 27th of July and will close on the 4th of September. Eligible businesses can apply for funding for capital works of up to £7,500 for projects specifically designed to improve water quality and reduce the risk of flooding. The following capital works are available: • […]

Cost Control During Milk Price Volatility

With uncertainty in milk prices and some milk buyers delaying payment or opting for A & B type pricing mechanisms, 2020 will be a season where dairy farmers will again have to focus on cost control and cash flow management. Below are 6 basic points to focus on: 1. Complete a cash flow and allocate […]

Preparing Cash Flows

Below are key points when completing the above Cash Flow. • Don’t procrastinate. Do it early in the season – it is better to complete a cash flow ahead of a milk price drop. Leaving a cash flow to deteriorate will simply cause unnecessary stress. • Ask for help in completing the cash flow if […]