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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. These Business Guides are a member benefit – you will need to be logged in to access them. Use the log-in button from the main menu at the top of the page.
  2. Search for the guide you need by choosing a category from the drop-down list at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, you can search by title in our Business Guide Index by selecting ‘Index’ from the drop-down list.
  3. Click on the appropriate green tile to open the document you need. (The document will open in a new window).
  4. If there are several guides in the category you have selected, you can use the numbers/arrows below the green tiles to see more.

Below is a list of the Business Guides which have been updated in January 2018

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

BG094

Code of Practice: Vehicle Health Check Scheme

Health & Safety

BG903

Permitted Develpment: Change of Use of redundant agricultural buildings to Class C3 Residential Purposes

Planning

BG894

Contracts: A Basic Guide 

Legal Guides

BG101Red diesel - Icorporating the Memorandum of Agreement for on road use

Transport: Tax & Licensing

BG132

Farm transport of dangerous goods on the road

Transport: Vehicle & Load Specifications

BG090

Telecommunications - cables across land

Energy & Utilities

BG091

Telecommunications - Radio Masts

Energy & Utilities

BG893

Broadband - cables across land

Energy & Utilities


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