Cotswold barn
Industry Focus

Understanding Planning

12th February 2017

Marie Stacey guides us through the definitions of development, permitted development rights and change of use, and advises on applying for planning permission Diversification can take many different forms, but do you need planning permission […]

People
Industry Focus

REVIEW: Farm Business Innovation Show

14th January 2017

Continuing from strength to strength, the Farm Business Innovation Show is a unique mix of seminars and suppliers for all manner of diversification options. Tally Wade reports It isn’t difficult to see why the Farm […]

Country Road
Industry Focus

Succession Planning

14th January 2017

The sensitive process of handing the reins of a family business over to the next generation, with advice from Michael Mack Why do we do what we do? This is one of those big philosophical […]

Tropical Roadshow
Industry Focus

REVIEW: The Showman’s Show

26th November 2016

The place to be for event and function organisers, the Showman’s Show is the biggest of its kind in Europe, yet remains a real family affair. Tally Wade reports Founded by the Lance Family in […]

Tiny House UK
Industry Focus

REVIEW: The Glamping Show

26th November 2016

Open Air Business’ editor Tally Wade reports on the second Glamping Show, which took place at Stoneleigh Park on 22-24 September. The second Glamping Show was a great success. It was larger and busier than […]

Campsite Pod in the Lake District
Industry Focus

Woodland Assets

26th November 2016

From glamping to drone racing, with crops and truffles in between, trees can offer a plethora of business benefits, says John Tucker. An interesting article popped into my inbox recently informing me that the first […]

Farm Business Innovation Show
Farm Business Innovation Show
Industry Focus

Farm Business Innovation Show

15th September 2016

9-10 November, NEC, Birmingham, www.farmbusinessshow.co.uk Landowners, farmers and rural entrepreneurs will find the greatest opportunities to make more money from their land at the Farm Business Innovation show. The event is returning to the NEC, […]

The Showmans Show
Industry Focus

The Showman’s Show

13th September 2016

19-20 October, Newbury Showground, Berkshire, www.showmans-directory.co.uk First held in 1984, The Showman’s Show is the UK’s original and most comprehensive exhibition of products, services and entertainment for the outdoor and special event world. Today, the […]

Farm Business Innovation
Industry Focus

Trade Show of the Year

13th September 2016

The Farm Business Innovation Show has won one of the most coveted awards in the events industry – the Exhibition News Awards ‘Trade Show of the Year.’ The UK show, organised and run by Prysm […]

BREXIT
Industry Focus

Brexit: Threat or Opportunity?

13th September 2016

Belinda Booker asks key figures what Brexit means for the outdoor hospitality industry. It might be ‘business as usual’ for the time being, but as Brexit negotiations begin in earnest what is the likely impact […]