EAST OF ENGLAND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY, founded 1797

Making a Success of Succession

By 13/02/2019Cultiv8, News
Cultiv8 Making a success of succession

Cultiv8, the East of England Agricultural Society’s membership group for young professionals in the Agri-Food industries, is delighted to release details about their forthcoming event, titled “Making a Success of Succession”.

Taking place on Thursday 21st February, at the East of England Showground, the session will cover succession in agriculture and family businesses.

Topics being covered through the evening include planning, timing, legal documents, tax implications, common mistakes, pensions and nursing care. All areas which can sometimes be awkward to discuss with family members and are better managed with information and facts at hand.

The key speaker for the evening is Sian Bushell from Sian Bushell Associates. As a trained facilitator with a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector, Sian helps any type of family business to develop successful succession plans.   

Sian’s presentation will be followed by a panel discussion, chaired by Cultiv8 Chairman Rob Wilkinson, who will be joined by Sian Bushell, Clare Harris – Associate, Greenwoods GRM and Francis Hudson – Tax Director, MHA MacIntyre Hudson plus Cultiv8 member and Land Agent Tom Arthey, Arthey Associates with opportunities for Q&A from the audience.

“We are really looking forward to hosting this evening talk with such a hot topic. Succession is a big and often awkward subject, especially in the farming industry. We look to provide guests with useful and applicable information that will help them start the important conversations and aid them in protecting and future proofing their businesses”, said Ruth Trolove, Agricultural Development Coordinator for the East of England Agricultural Society.

The event is open to all and is FREE attend but places must be booked in advance via our website www.eastofengland.org.uk/event/making-a-success-of-succession

If you would like any further information about the event or Cultiv8, please contact Ruth Trolove on RTrolove@EastofEngland.org.uk or 01733 363509

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