2014 Annual Report

The Agricultural Districts of The County of Kent

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Comparatives and Detailed Analytics

OF KENT WITHIN THE SOUTH EAST AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

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Notes to the Financial Statements

FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2014 Accounting policies 1.1 Basis of preparation of financial statements The financial…

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Balance Sheet

AS AT 31 DECEMBER 2014

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Income Statement

FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2014  

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Finance Directors Report

The rural Sector, put simply has a unique business cycle. For many businesses in the food and farming industries, when t…

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Kent by Numbers

Basic Facts Kent land mass is around 900,000 acres, approximately 1,360 sq miles 85% of Kent is classified as rural Ke…

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Export Context with ICAEW

On Monday 26 October, The ICAEW held a roundtable discussion for members with an interest in exports. The event gave the…

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Barclays Independent Financial Perspective

Looking at the Bank of England figures for total debt to UK agriculture and credit balances held to the end of June 2015…

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Brachers Independent Legal Perspective

With the overall longer-term economic outlook for farming positive and historic low base rates, many of our rural busine…

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Pre-Election 2015 Manifesto

The Context Successive governments have failed to recognise the fundamentally crucial part played by the rural sector in…

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DEFRA’s Ten Point Plan

Towards a one nation economy In August 2015 DEFRA set out a ten point plan to help boost rural productivity, seeking to …

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Human Capital & Finance Director’s Report

Despite television embracing ‘rural’ in ways that achieve excellent audience ratings and captivate viewers, far too …

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Legal Planning Context

The rumour is that planning is getting easier. It is a delightful idea but the more the Government seeks to simplify, th…

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Farming Director’s Report

Over the last twelve months, spanning the produce of two harvests, the down turn of prices has been the dominant factor …

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Resources & Planning Directors Reports

Is anyone out there listening? Welcome to the 2014 Annual Report which is now producing its third report. I would like t…

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Our Aims and Performance

To provide a focal point for the promotion and profile of the rural economy and its value proposition to investors. What…

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Chairman’s Report

We as a society like to feel that we have a stake in the process of providing a healthy countryside and healthy food. At…

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People Behind the Plan

Michael Bax, Chairman Senior partner BTF, chairman Kent Wildlife Trust and Weald of Kent Protection Society and Kent Pol…

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Foreword

The UK economic recovery has gained pace over the last year, with growth at its fastest rate since 2006 and unemployment…

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