Video Will Witnessing Law Ends

Video Will Witnessing Law Ends

The temporary legislation allowing video witnessing of Wills has come to an end. Remote Witnessing The amendment to the Wills Act 1837 was put in place during the national lockdowns. It allowed the signing of Wills to be witnessed online using video links such as...
Pension Awareness Week 2023

Pension Awareness Week 2023

Every September, Pension Awareness Week helps to raise awareness of the importance of pensions and improve the financial well-being of people across the UK in their retirement. This year, Pension Awareness Week is running from Monday 11th September to Friday 15th...
Intestacy Rules change

Intestacy Rules change

The Government has announced an increased in the statutory legacy when someone has died without making a Will. Currently if someone dies intestate leaving a spouse or civil partner and children (when they haven’t made a Will), their surviving spouse or civil partner...
Dementia Diagnosis: Managing your Legal Affairs

Dementia Diagnosis: Managing your Legal Affairs

Many of you will have seen recently in the news that actor Bruce Willis has been diagnosed with dementia with his close family and friends trying to raise the public profile of the disease. There are over 200 sub-types of dementia. The most common are Alzheimer’s...
Mini Budget: Freezing of Inheritance Tax Thresholds until 2027-2028

Mini Budget: Freezing of Inheritance Tax Thresholds until 2027-2028

During the Budget in November, the government announced the freezing of the Nil Rate Band (“NRB”) and Residence Nil Rate Band (“RNRB”) thresholds until 2027-2028.  What does this mean for you? Upon your death, assuming you are domiciled in the UK, your worldwide...