UK government knocks down barriers to productivity for tenant farmersChristian Fernsby ▼ | March 18, 2020
Tenant farmers are set to benefit from greater flexibility in tenancy law under new plans to modernise legislation and boost productivity.
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Amendments include repealing the minimum succession retirement age of 65 to provide tenants with the flexibility to decide when it is right for them to retire and hand over the farm to the next generation.
A new dispute mechanism will also be introduced to enable AHA tenants to ask to vary restrictions in their tenancy agreements and make it easier for them to apply for the future Environmental Land Management scheme. ■