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Rural Seminar with Galbraith & Turcan Connell

The focus for many in recent times has been the fluctuations of input costs and commodity prices. However, we continue to face economic challenges not seen for a generation, coupled with new rules, regulations, and legislation in all areas of business which continue to evolve. 

Through a panel discussion our speakers will consider these key topics:

  • Making provisions for succession planning outwith the family business
  • When families fall out – pitfalls for agricultural clients
  • Rural update with a focus on subsidies

Who should attend? Anyone involved in agricultural or associated business sectors and landowners who want the latest information on how best to manage their rural business assets or who are considering succession plans.

There will be a chance to put questions to our expert panel as well as an opportunity to network within an informal environment.

Venue: The Maitlandfield House Hotel, Haddington, East Lothian EH41 4BZ – Sat Nav follow EH41 4BZ   

  • 5:30pm – Registration and finger buffet
  • 6:00pm – Presentations
  • 6.45pm – Panel discussion and Q&A
  • 7.15pm – Drinks and networking

Registration: The seminar is free to attend but places are limited. Email events@gwayre.co.uk or call 01289 306688.

CHAIR 
Richard Ayre – Partner, Greaves West & Ayre 

As partner at GWA Richard follows in the footsteps of his father, uncle, grandfather and great grandfather. As a general practitioner with a wide range of experience, Richard enjoys working with owner managed businesses and start-ups, providing practical advice in a language his clients understand.

Richard enjoys helping clients understand and realise the benefits of cost effective capital tax planning and succession planning on both sides of the English/Scottish border.

PANEL:
Scott Hunter – Senior Associate, Turcan Connell 
Scott advises on a broad range of issues including tax and estate planning for individuals, charities, trusts and landowners. With a particular interested in advising farmers and landowners on succession planning and the complex issues that surround modern landed estates including planning to secure and maximise Agricultural Property Relief and Business Property Relief.
Martin Rennie – Agricultural Consultant & Director, Galbraith
Martin is based in the Perth office having joined Galbraith in 2019. He undertakes farm business consultancy work across Scotland, working with a wide range of clients assisting and advising on strategic financial advice and ongoing grant applications.
Loren Veitch – Independent Financial Advisor, Greaves West & Ayre
Loren Veitch holds a First Class Degree BSc Mathematics with Finance from Heriot Watt University and has also gained a Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning.  Loren joined the GWA Wealth Management team in 2020 and is currently studying towards Chartered Financial Planning status.

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