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The NFU produces over 150 legal guidance booklets exclusively for members. The user-friendly and easy to understand guides are written to assist members with legal matters they may face when running a farming business.

To download the guide(s) and make the most of the wealth of expertise across our organisation, you must be a member. If you have any queries or would like to order a hardcopy Business Guide, please contact NFU CallFirst on 0370 845 8458.

How to use our online Business Guides:

  1. This is a member benefit - make sure you are logged in to the site first. The log-in box is to the top right of every page.
  2. Find what you want in the NFU Business Guide Index, which can be found by selecting 'Index' from the drop down list below.
  3. Select the appropriate category from the drop-down box below.
  4. Click on the correct file number (guides will open in a new window).

Below is a list of the Business Guides which have been updated in January 2017.

To access the updated guides, click on the link in the title section (make sure you are logged into the site first - the log-in box is to the top right of every page).

If you have any previous versions of the guides stated below, please ensure you have replaced your Business Guide with the most up-to-date version.

Business Guide ReferenceTitleTopic Area

BG057

Averaging of farming and market gardening profits

Taxation: Income Tax

BG085

Legal considerations when buying livestock

Legal

BG152

Debt collection, a self-help approach

Legal

BG212

Business Structures

Business Structures

BG701

An Introduction to Hazard Analysis for Food Business

Food/Health & Safety

BG420

Coastal Access (England)

Land

BG626

Cultivation and Vegetation on Public rights of Way

Land

BG401E

Acquiring (and preventing the acquisition of) new Rights of Way through a period of long us in England 

Land

BG401W

Acquiring (and preventing the acquisition of) new Rights of Way through a period of long us in Wales

Land

BG407

Livestock and Rights of Way

Land


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