Country House Theatre 6
Wednesday 9th November
Thursday 10th November
10.15 - 10.45
Selling tea to China and other British Country House Innovations
11.00 - 11.30
Making money from weddings
Wedding Venue Business Models: A Guide To Different Methods Of Making Money From The Wedding Industry For some property owners, the thought of converting their home to an `all-inclusive` wedding venue and taking on all the responsibility that entails is just too daunting. There are however small steps that can be taken to get you on the path to profitability in the wedding sector. Isabel will offer insight into different business models as well as top tips to making additional wedding revenue from your existing clients.
11.45 - 12.15
How to launch a horse business for maximum profit
This seminar is ideal for those who want to explore diversification into the equestrian sector, you will learn what maybe the most suitable business model for you and the return on investment you could expect.
12.30 - 13.00
From field to yield in year 1
One Night Stand provide Glamping Pods for sites and landowners looking to start or expand their Glamping business without huge upfront cost. Find out the benefits of leasing your Glamping Pods over outright purchase. Cash flow is vital; but so is the need to invest in new accommodation to keep up with demand. Rather than laying out vast sums of money and having to work hard over the next few years before you make a return, leasing your new accommodation allows you to start earning PROFIT in Year 1.
13.15 - 13.45
Getting the most out of your project - A guide
In this seminar Scott will be talking about the top mistakes when starting a building project, things to consider before the building work begins, things to consider when applying for planning permission, what you need to make sure the whole building process runs smoothly & a short introduction to Cost2Build UK & the services we provide to customers.
14.00 - 14.30
Sustainable diversification of our woodlands
A seminar discussing a sustainable and eco-sensitive utilisation of our woodlands within the staycation and tourism industry. How can the introduction of sustainable outdoor living accommodation within the woodland help it thrive and incentivise good management practice.
14.45 - 15.15
Beyond the Country House – opportunities outside the main house?
It is often not practical to offer use of the Country House for tourism or event use. It may be too small or precious. Sometimes commercial use is not possible or desirable alongside family occupation.
15.30 - 16.00
Diversification – the tax opportunities and pitfalls
This seminar will explore some of the opportunities and pitfalls in terms of tax planning that arise from farm/estate diversification projects. There are important factors, both in terms of lifetime taxes and IHT planning, that should be considered when planning any such project. It is always important to understand the issues properly before commencing the activity as the way it is structured in the first place can dramatically affect the financial return. Areas of focus will include: - Renewable projects - Holiday accommodation - Rental property - House openings - Weddings - Woodlands The session will look at the latest tax changes and cases that impact on these activities and will cover some of the key tax reliefs available.