Ashtons Legal solicitors are delighted to have been sponsors of the BALE award since its inception in 1992. During this time the profile of the award has grown and it is now recognised as the region’s premier diversification competition. As a business that has supported numerous clients through the diversification process, it is invaluable to us to reward the many and varied enterprises that enter.
For legal, business and tax advice for farmers and landowners contact Jonathan Long, Head of Agriculture and Estates on 01284 762331 or email him on email@example.com
Now in its 27th year the hunt is on throughout East Anglia to find the Best Alternative Land Enterprise (BALE) business. Organised by the Suffolk Agricultural Association and sponsored by Ashtons Legal Solicitors, the competition is open to farmers in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.
Entries will be judged on their creative, commercial and practical merits and contribution to the local economy. There will also be an award for the best green practice where judges will be looking for the integration of green technologies, sustainability, recycling and inclusion of environmental practices.
1st: The Ashtons Challenge Cup, £2,000 of legal advice and a profile feature in the East Anglian Daily Times
2nd: £1,000 of legal advice
Best newcomer: £1,000 of legal advice
Best ‘Green’ practice: £500 legal health check
The winners will be announced at the Suffolk Agricultural Association’s Agricultural Awards Dinner on Thursday 18 October 2018.
All BALE Award entrants will receive two complimentary tickets to the Dinner.
Please complete the form below or download online and return to Hannah Woods, SAA, Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH.
Entries must be received by Monday 21 September 2018.
Judging will take place on either 4 or 5 October 2018. Please advise us if you are not available on either day.
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