HSBC commits to British Agriculture

HSBC is committing a £300 million lending fund to support agricultural businesses in the UK, as part of its wider support package to help British businesses realise their growth ambitions.

Neil Wilson, Head of Agriculture at HSBC said: “We have enormous expertise in the agriculture sector and as a key focus for us, we want to be able to support customers, both old and new, even more. The Agriculture Fund demonstrates our commitment to doing this, and we hope we will lend even more than £300m to help ambitious British agriculture and farming businesses achieve their goals”.

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John Swire - Deputy editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is a season ticket holder at Stoke City and also of late has become a fitness freak, listing cycling, swimming and walking as his exercises of choice.