Aspects of Land – Spring 2017

The clock is now ticking on two years of negotiations leading up to the UK's departure from the European Union.

For more than 40 years, EU regulation has governed our trading relationships, the way business operates and the environment, and it has been the basis of significant investment decisions. Few doubt the scale of the challenge ahead.

However, those of us running rural businesses need to cut through the noise and focus on the fundamentals. Business people are pragmatic. Economies are dynamic. We must keep our eye on the opportunities, while resilience and adaptability must be our watchwords.



Key contacts

Philip Gready

Philip Gready

Executive Director
Rural, Energy & Projects Division

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 3107 5470

+44 (0) 20 3107 5470


Savills identifies challenges and opportunities at Scottish Property Outlook
04 September 2017

Savills identifies challenges and opportunities at Scottish Property Outlook:  Challenges and opportunities identified across all sectors including PRS; residential; commercial; rural and mixed use.

Milk price volatility a key driver in Farm Business Income
07 August 2017

A new piece of joint research from Savills and the Duchy and Bicton College’s Rural Business School shows that milk price volatility has been the main driver in the considerable fluctuations in Farm Business Income* (FBI) over the six trading years 2010/11 to 2015/16.  Although dairy FBI in the sample performed at a higher level in the South West, including milk price, than the average across England, similar changes to income patterns were followed.