NFU North East launches two-minute audio briefing

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A new, quick audio briefing has been launched by the North East regional team, to help local members keep up to date.

Due to be released regularly, the first episode of the Two Minute Briefing is hosted by Acting Regional Director, Andrew Butler, and talks about the NFU's work on the Agriculture Bill, the region's business resilience event taking place on Wednesday 28 October, and the success of the NFU app which is celebrating its first birthday.

The briefing will be circulated with the region's weekly email Update and on social media channels. Guest hosts will be encouraged to provide different perspectives on key topics.

NFU Talk

In the first episode, Mr Butler talks about the NFU's national 'longer-listen' podcast - NFU Talk - which is dedicated to dissecting the hot topics affecting our industry, with expert insight from our farming specialists.

To listen now to the first one, featuring Director of Regions, Kevin Pearce, and Director of EU Exit & International Trade, Nick von Westenholz, click here.

To listen via iTunes or Spotify, search NFU Talk and from there you can subscribe to get notifications when a new podcast is released.

Business Resilience Event - Future-proofing your business

7pm Wednesday 28 October

Speakers include:

  • Ian Barnard, Head of Commercial at Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors
  • Andrew Robinson, Head of Agriculture for Armstrong Watson LLP
  • Andrew Butler, North East Regional Director

Members can expect expert legal and financial advice on protecting and preparing their business, an overview of the NFU Legal Health Check and a brief policy update with the latest from Westminster.

We hope you can join us for what will be a relevant and useful event for farmers in the North East looking to prepare their businesses for the years ahead.

To register by 27 October, please email [email protected].




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