About Active Business Partnerships

ABP is an independent strategic agricultural consultancy business based in Newark.

Our service extends primarily from the Midlands, through Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and Northumberland to the Borders, business sizes range from individual family businesses to multisite multi enterprise companies.

Our tailored approach enables us to provide support tailored to your specific requirements. Whether you are looking for a full farm management service or simply seeking help with a specific project we have the key skills and expertise to provide the assistance you require.

What we can offer:

  • Key skills and expertise in financial management and business development.
  • Identifying and analysing the problems.
  • Agreeing practical and relevant business solutions.
  • Farm business consultancy.
  • Executive proactive roles in a diverse range of businesses.
  • Business growth and restructuring strategies.
  • All roles and fees are agreed with our client in advance.
  • Confidential Client/Professional references available on request.
  • Senior management recruitment.


Practical knowledge is combined with business management experience to assist clients take their businesses forward with confidence and within an agreed and realistic plan.

Latest News

New Countryside Stewardship Launched

The New Countryside Stewardship has been launched and it is non-competitive. The scheme is a simplified version of the mid-tier scheme and is made up of 4 options;

  • Online Arable Offer
  • Lowland Grazing Offer
  • Upland Offer
  • Mixed Farming Offer

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