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 October 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




Telecommunications Masts

Land/Energy & Utilities


Interference with Goods

BG901Tenancy SuccessionLegal
BG653Potato Sellers ChecklistAgriculture/Legal
BG923Agricultural WasteEnvironment

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