Farms & Estates

Complete Farm Management

The team at Gasson Associates offer varying levels of management and strategic planning to a diverse range of farming and rural businesses throughout the UK. Through our extensive ..read more

Rural Estate Management

Estate management is a major part of our business. We, in conjunction with each client, focus on the long term sustainability, profitability and individuality of each business enterprise. ..read more

Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)

Gasson Associates have a number of experts who will guide you through the process of completing and submitting your BPS application, including working through your ‘greening’ requirements and ..read more

Mapping

As part of the Basic Payment Scheme and the new Countryside Stewardship Scheme all owned land should now be mapped on the Rural Land Register. Gasson Associates can ..read more

Cash Flow & Budgeting

The production and monitoring of cash flows and budgets is key to any organisation. At Gasson Associates we are able to provide a highly detailed level of service ..read more

Capital Projects

From new grain stores and dairies to marketing farm produce we have a broad range of experience advising and project managing capital works and new business ventures for ..read more

Recruitment

We recognise that recruitment is an inevitable part of running a rural business and as a result we are able to assist with the advertising, selection and the ..read more

Farm Business Tenancies

We prepare new agreements and advise on all land tenancy matters on behalf of landlords and tenants.

Contract Farming Agreements

Gasson Associates act for both landowners and contractors, negotiating terms and managing agreements on an ongoing basis. Contract farming arrangements are now common place in UK agriculture and ..read more

Grazing Agreements and Licences

We can tailor agreements and licences to suit individual requirements. Grazing agreements can be particularly useful to aid the management of permanent pasture land whilst not releasing control ..read more

Business Restructuring, Diversification & Advice

All of our team have a background in farming which, when combined with our vast wealth of experience, puts us in a strong position to offer sound business ..read more

Group Procurement

We have a number of procurement arrangements solely for the benefit of our clients. Seed, fertiliser and machinery are some of the areas we cover. In order to ..read more

Agronomy

Our BASIS qualified agronomist provides a full agronomic service including chemical purchasing.

Farm/Land Purchasing Advice

We have been involved in the purchase of farms and land across the UK and have successfully implemented effective management strategy thereafter. Our work has included pre purchase ..read more

Let Property Management

Having been involved with rural estates for over 20 years our team has built a large portfolio of let properties on assured shorthold tenancies (ASTs) as well as other ..read more

Rent Reviews

Whether it is commercial, residential or rural property, our team can provide effective third party rent reviews.

Planning & Development

Rural Planning Advice

The planning service at Gasson Associates provides expert advice on all aspects of rural planning and its role in business development, allowing us to give reliable guidance across ..read more

Diversification

In a new era of diversification we can bring an innovative approach to creating new income streams and capital growth for rural businesses. Many farms have untapped resources ..read more

Renewable Energy

Across the firm we have designed and implemented successful renewable energy projects which have transformed the income streams of clients. Our team are involved in projects throughout the ..read more

Grant Applications

Gasson Associates are able to advise on current grant schemes for every aspect of your rural business with an in-depth knowledge of application requirements and project compliance. These ..read more

Rural Property Lettings

When rural buildings can and should be developed for the right reasons, the follow-up management of lettings is key to their success. Our team manage a large number ..read more

Project Management

We are able to bring a wide range of experience to projects both large and small whilst working closely with engineers and contractors to ensure value and timely ..read more

Land Development Routes

Speak to our development team for a private meeting to discuss your land’s potential. With a never ending demand for housing in England, particularly in the South ..read more

Case Studies

AD Plant civils contract management Grain dryer design and build Biomass hybrid heating installation for rural property Redundant farmyard conversion and subsequent project management Residential refurbishment and extension ..read more

Farm & Estate Accounting Administration

General Accounting

Our team of ten experienced bookkeepers is headed up by Annie Willans. The team prides itself on their confidentiality and commitment to each clients’ requirement. A bespoke service ..read more

Careers

Internal Vacancies

We are able to offer very diverse roles and a wide range of opportunities. As members of CAAV, BIAC and other prominent organisations we encourage our staff to ..read more

External Vacancies

On behalf of our clients view our latest vacancies here.

BPS & Environmental Consultancy

BPS & Environmental Consultancy

Our experts were heavily involved with the most recent Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, working alongside Defra on implementation of both the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and Countryside ..read more

Basic Payment Scheme

Please refer to Farms and Estates

Mapping

Please also refer to Farms and Estates

Cross Compliance

In 2015, as with the Basic Payment Scheme, the rules on Cross Compliance changed. We are fully up to date with ongoing updates and manage the Cross Compliance requirements ..read more

Countryside Stewardship (CS)

Gasson Associates have a wealth of experience with agri-environment schemes from a thorough knowledge of Government policy to practical experience completing applications on farm.   Environmental Stewardship Schemes ( ..read more

Standalone Capital Grants

A range of one to two year grants are available for hedgerows and boundaries, improving water quality, developing implementation plans and feasibility studies. For small scale restoration of ..read more

Woodland Grants

Funding is available under Countryside Stewardship for woodland creation or improvement, tree health restoration or improvement, or to prepare a woodland management plan. These grants can be applied ..read more

Water Capital Grants

Water Capital Grants, previously known as Catchment Sensitive Farming grants, are also now contained within Countryside Stewardship. The maximum grant available for each farm business is £10,000, to help ..read more

LEADER

LEADER is a funding mechanism which is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE). The funding coordinated and approved by Local Action Groups (LAGs) and farms ..read more

Countryside Productivity Scheme (CPS)

The CPS is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) and is administered by the Rural Payment Agency (RPA). Broadly, the CPS funds the following:

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  • Organic Conversion

    To become an organic food producer you must be registered with an approved organic control body. This involves a detailed application, followed by annual inspections to ensure that ..read more