Business Briefing December 2018

Welcome to the December edition of the Farm Consultancy Group Business Briefing Newsletter.   In this issue you will find articles on Making Tax Digital in April 2019, Is NZ dairying losing it’s way?, Brexit opportunity or chaos… The HMRC is implementing Making Tax Digital for VAT from April 2019. This means that those keeping accounts records on […]

Are You Ready for Making Tax Digital (MTD) in April 2019?

The HMRC is implementing Making Tax Digital for VAT from April 2019.  This means that those keeping accounts records on paper or spreadsheets, who then manually enter their VAT return online will need to upgrade their bookkeeping system. All VAT returns will be submitted digitally, direct from your electronic accounts records.  As a result, those […]

Is NZ Dairying Losing it’s Way?

Having just returned from a three-week study tour to NZ dairy farms, I was surprised at the amount of supplementary feeding being made of PK and maize to spring calving cows to boost production per cow, especially as there was an abundance of grass about. NZ farmers have had a difficult 2017 weather-wise, experiencing a […]

Brexit Opportunity or Chaos?

Shortly after these articles are published, we will get the outcome of the meaningful vote in the House of Commons and will know a little more about our political future, whether this is to be another vote, a vote of confidence, or a change of government and minority Labour/SNP administration. The only certain thing in […]