Rural what's new

Autumn/Winter 2020-21 update

As part of RICS' response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the built environment, each isurv channel has moved to a rolling update cycle to ensure content is as up to date as possible. This page will be updated with new updates to reflect the changing situation as it develops.

RICS has also released guidance in the form of our Beyond COVID-19 guides, available on isurv here:

Farm business tenancies

The RICS Farm Business Tenancy Agreements have been updated in 2020 primarily to reflect the UK's exit from the European Union.

The 2020 FBTA suite includes:

Please also read the COVID-19 update for information on how the pandemic has affected commercial leases.

Agricultural and rural disputes

This section has been updated to reflect proposed changes to the dispute resolution mechanism in the Agriculture Bill, and the move to hold FTT and Upper Tribunal hearings online or over the phone during the COVID-19 pandemic.


See iConsult for professional guidance drafts.