With a genuine understanding of land and the agricultural industry, we can help clients improve performance and profitability. The team enjoys advising on creative ways to diversify land as well as providing advice on the more traditional agricultural enterprises.
Working with a broad range of clients who all have different property portfolios and objectives means, we have a wide experience in all areas of rural consultancy.
GSC Grays have experts available to help farmers and landowners make the most of the ever evolving farm support and environmental schemes.
Contract Farming and Joint Venture Agreements can be an effective way for landowners to reduce their day to day involvement on the farm and in the right circumstances can lead to increased profitability.
In the current climate of change in rural communities, the consideration of any business review at a strategic level must involve obtaining professional advice to ensure it is both comprehensive and incisive.
Farms are increasingly becoming small rural business centres, diversifying into new enterprises to generate additional income streams outside of the core business. With the existing business structure, personnel and capital assets there is often the ability to consider new enterprises that can provide additional profitability.
Early professional advice is essential for land and property owners potentially affected by compulsory purchase. An experienced surveyor will advise on the acquisition process and negotiate the relevant compensation, whilst considering many other implications such as tax issues.
GSC Grays specialise in the swift provision of full valuation reports in accordance with the guidelines of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Our surveyors understand the importance of a good relationship between landlord and tenant. We have a detailed understanding of landlord and tenant law in the agricultural, commercial and residential sectors, enabling us to advise effectively on your rights and obligations, often avoiding potential disputes.
Expert Witnesses are often used to resolve disputes between parties on land and property related matters.
We are delighted to be able to offer our equine services through a young and enthusiastic yet experienced team.
Mediation is most commonly recognised as a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution, as something which is to be tried before going to court. Mediation however works better the earlier it is introduced into a negotiation and, as mediation provides an arena within which those negotiations can continue, it can be used at any time.
To discuss all aspects of Rural Consultancy, please contact:-
Head of Rural Practice
Tel: 01748 829210/01642 710742