NatureScot - Headline Sponsor; Enhancing Our Environment through Land Management Award sponsor
NatureScot is Scotland’s nature agency. We work to improve our natural environment in Scotland and inspire everyone to care more about it. So that all nature in Scotland – our key habitats and landscapes, all our green space and our native species – is maintained, enhanced and brings us benefits. It is the job of all of us to achieve a balance in the sensitive management of our natural world in order to maintain and enhance biodiversity.
Anderson Strathern - Conservation Award sponsor
Anderson Strathern is a leading law firm offering legal and strategic services with a legacy of advising families and land owners for over 270 years. Our team of rural business specialists is second to none in terms of the breadth and depth of their expertise in the purchase/sale of rural property; agricultural and residential leasing and dispute resolution; and renewable and other energy projects. Working in tandem with our highly respected private client practice, which provides sophisticated and tailored advice on succession and tax planning, our team deliver comprehensive, high quality and commercially focussed advice to owners and managers of land across Scotland.
Tel: 0131 270 7977
Bell Ingram - Education Award sponsor
Bell Ingram is one of the UK’s leading and longest established firms of Land Managers and Rural Chartered Surveyors, offering professional services spanning all aspects of land management, farm sales, valuations, AMC finance, estate agency, forestry, renewables and architecture. With 100 professional staff working across 10 UK offices, our highly experienced teams oversee some of the country’s finest agricultural, residential, forestry and sporting estates, ensuring our clients maximise their assets and comply with the ever changing rural management requirements.
Tel: 01738 621 121
Douglas Home & Co - Innovation in Farming Award sponsor
Douglas Home and Co, Chartered Accountants and Tax Specialists, has grown from its creation in the early 80’s and is now well established in the rural sector, servicing clients across Scotland and Northern England. They specialise in all areas of tax planning, in particular inheritance tax and succession planning as well as Research & Development Tax Relief for farming and rural companies. By offering a director led service, clients receive tailored advice to help drive their business forward.
Tel: 01573 225082
GLM - Tourism and Visitor Management Award sponsor
Respecting our past, building our future.
We specialise in the creation, reuse and adaptation of buildings and land where we bring to bear our sharp insight, imaginative design and effective implementation, ensuring the projects we work on stand proud and will stand the test of time. And, if we can do this with the lightest touch, doing more with less, then all the better!
Our ability to appraise, design, construct, manage and operate sets us apart in the market giving clients a unique opportunity to engage with a professional adviser and facilitator who understands the challenges beyond the building.
Tel: 0131 225 4235
The MacRobert Trust - Working With Communities Award sponsor
The MacRobert Trust is the proud keeper of an historic legacy, one that informs everything we do.
The Trust is both landowner and charity, and we discharge both these duties within a modern context but with the philosophy of our benefactor, Lady MacRobert, at the heart of nearly every decision we make.
Her legacy lives on through our continuing connection with the military, with the countryside and farming, and in our commitment to our charitable work.
Tel: 013398 81444
Murray Beith Murray - Iver Salvesen Award for Combatting Climate Change sponsor
Murray Beith Murray is a multi-disciplinary private client practice and rural property work has been at the core of our business for over 170 years.
Headquartered in Edinburgh, we provide seamless legal, tax and property advice to landowners, farmers and conservationists. Our expertise includes wealth management for landowners; agriculture and rural property acquisitions and disposals, including farms, estates, forests and salmon fisheries; rural land planning and development; land diversification and renewables projects such as wind, solar and hydro schemes; and sporting rights and leases.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP - Rural Business Award sponsor
Shepherd and Wedderburn is a leading Scottish-headquartered UK law firm and the only full-service, independent Scottish legal practice of scale with a London office. Establishing long-standing relationships of trust, rooted in legal advice and client service of the highest quality, is our hallmark.
Our market-leading rural team advises across the full range of farming and land management issues, sharing our clients’ passion for rural business development and land and countryside management. We make it our business to understand our clients’ needs and the challenges they face, now and in the future, allowing us to provide high-quality advice to consistently deliver successful outcomes.
Tel (Edinburgh office): +44 (0)131 228 9900
VELUX Company Ltd - Rural Housing Award sponsor
VELUX Company Ltd is a sales and marketing organisation covering the whole of the United Kingdom and Ireland. We are part of the international VELUX Group with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 35 countries and 10,000 employees worldwide. Our local company was originally incorporated in the UK in 1954. For more than 70 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world. Using daylight and fresh air. A passion for daylight, fresh air and better living environments. That's what started our company more than 70 years ago. And it's still what drives us forward.
Tel: 01592 778 225