Succession, inheritance and future planning were the themes at the CLA’s sold-out regional Master Class conference.
Exploring strategies for family-run farms and estates, speakers from a range of industries and backgrounds shared their experiences and advice with delegates at Loseley Park in Surrey.
It was held in the run-up to the CLA’s flagship national Rural Business Conference in London on 29 November.
Speakers included Richard Goring from the Wiston Estate, Alexander More-Molyneux from Loseley Park and Will Mathias, of CGJ Mathias & Son Nurseries.
Others included Kathy Slack, director of the Enterprise M3 LEP, and Tony Bray, from the Local Growth Unit at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, who updated delegates on areas such as Brexit and funding opportunities.
Chaired by CLA Vice President Mark Tufnell, the conference was sponsored by Barclays, Mills & Reeve, Saffery Champness, Strutt & Parker, Kubota and Cottages.com
Please see below for a selection of photos from the day, while a full article will appear in November's Land and Business magazine.