Farming and Rural Business Group Annual Conference: Farming Practice, A Vision of Tomorrow

Harewood House, Harrogate, UK

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The Farming and Rural Business Group Annual Conference: Farming Practice, A Vision of Tomorrow, organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) will take place on 17th September 2015 at the Harewood House in Leeds, United Kingdom. The conference will cover areas like Examine the role of the agronomist and the issues that surround agronomy. Look at the variations to trusts and provides a summary of the new changes to pensions’ tax regime and the sorts of assets that can be put into self-invested personal pension plans. Get an update on agriculture in FRS102, specifically addressed for the first time in UK accounting standards.


09:30 AM - 05:00 PM General Hours

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Agriculture & Forestry


17 Sep 2015

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Danielle Rowbottom

Danielle Rowbottom

assistant at Tanfastic United Kingdom
Jonathan Tippett

Jonathan Tippett

Creator, Artist, Engineer at eatART Foundation Vancouver, Canada
Liz Peters

Liz Peters

IT Development Program at AbbVie United States
Richard King

Richard King

Partner at DataIntent LLC United States
Martin Redfearn

Martin Redfearn

National Agricultural Policy Manager at Barclays Bank Cambridge, Canada
Patrick Stephenson

Patrick Stephenson

Account Exec - HP Enterprise Services at Hewlett-Packard United Kingdom
Andrew Ayre

Andrew Ayre

Founder and CEO, Other Ocean Group, Inc. at Other Ocean Group, Inc. United States

Schedule & Agenda

Thu, 17 Sep 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Registration and refreshments
Thu, 17 Sep 10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
Chairman's introduction and welcome
Thu, 17 Sep 10:05 AM - 10:15 AM
Welcome to Harewood
Danielle Rowbottom, Visitor Experience Assistant Manager, Harewood HouseDanielle welcomes delegates to Harewood and provides some background history to the house.Danielle has worked at Harewood for over three years in various roles including caring for the collection in the Curatorial Department and looking after the house and collections in general. She has a Masters Degree in Heritage Management from the University of Birmingham.
Thu, 17 Sep 10:15 AM - 10:55 AM
Overview of agronomic issues
Patrick Stephenson, Chair, Association of Independent Crop ConsultantsThis presentation examines the role of an agronomist, looks at the technical issues that surround agronomy and the effect of the CAP reform on agronomists and their clients.
Thu, 17 Sep 10:55 AM - 11:05 AM
Thu, 17 Sep 11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
Thu, 17 Sep 11:25 AM - 12:15 PM
Changes to trust - Jonathan Tippett FCA TEP, Founder and Principal of Morley TippettBasic payments; accounting and tax guidance on the new regime - Andrew Ayre, FCAConsultation on Averaging - Andrew Ayre, FCAFRS102 - Liz Peters, Tax Partner, Ballard Dale Syree Watson LLPChanges in Pension Regulations
Thu, 17 Sep 12:15 PM - 12:25 PM
Thu, 17 Sep 12:25 PM - 01:15 PM
Using Social Media, Google and SEO to Win New Clients
Kieran Rowe, Digital Marketer, The Profitable FirmUnderstanding Google and SEO for your accountancy firm could be a full time job in and of itself. The rules and algorithms change so often, itu2019s hard to keep track of what you should be doing to ensure your accountancy firm website is found online u2013 by the right sort of people.In this overview of Google and SEO for accountants, weu2019ll share with you:Understanding how buyers buy accountancy servicesThe power of content and u201cinbound marketingu201dLong-term and short-term SEO approaches, and which one suits your firm bestUsing adwords and pay per clickThe power of social media If this area seems like a huge but very confusing opportunity, this session is for you.
Thu, 17 Sep 01:15 PM - 01:25 PM
Thu, 17 Sep 01:25 PM - 02:05 PM
Thu, 17 Sep 02:05 PM - 02:35 PM
Grants for Farmers under the RDPE
Richard King, BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV, Partner, The Anderson CentreWith the Countryside Stewardship Scheme replacing Environmental Stewardship, what are the opportunities for farmers to be paid for environmental management? What other grantfunding is available for farmers under the Rural Development Programme for England? How do they access advice, training, and other business development services?
Thu, 17 Sep 02:35 PM - 02:45 PM
Thu, 17 Sep 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM
VAT partial exemptions and diversification
Neil Owen BA CTA (Fellow) FBIAC, VAT Advisory Services
Thu, 17 Sep 03:15 PM - 03:25 PM
Thu, 17 Sep 03:25 PM - 03:40 PM
Thu, 17 Sep 03:40 PM - 04:20 PM
What makes a good farmer from a banking perspective
Martin Redfearn, Independent Advisor, Farming and Agricultural Businesses His track record, and those of his family, staff and professional team, and the way in which they work together to achieve the results. Clear understanding and ownership of financial information past, present and projected as well as technical farming ability.
Thu, 17 Sep 04:20 PM - 04:30 PM
Thu, 17 Sep 04:30 PM - 04:55 PM
The u201chigh tech farmer u201ccase study
Thu, 17 Sep 04:55 PM - 05:00 PM
Thu, 17 Sep 05:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Chairman's closing remarks

Visitor Ticket Price

853 USDNon-ICAEW Members + VAT
659 USDICAEW Members + VAT
85 USDStudent rate + VAT
53.896891 -1.527314

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