Lifetime gifts – possible change ahead?

Lifetime gifts – possible change ahead?

In recent years there has been an increase on lifetime gifting.  This is not surprising as a large amount of parents are giving their children a financial helping hand to get them on the property ladder.  However, many parents often do not know the rules on lifetime...
Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek is a national event that raises awareness of mental health.  This year, the week will take place on 9th May to 15th May. The theme this year is “loneliness” and, across the week, it is encouraged that you build meaningful...
National Grief Awareness Week 2021

National Grief Awareness Week 2021

National Grief Awareness Week is taking place 2nd to 8th December 2021.  The event is organised by The Good Grief Trust with support from the Solicitors for the Elderly and aims to raise awareness of all aspects of grief and the type of support that can be offered to...
Prince Philip’s Will is going to be kept secret

Prince Philip’s Will is going to be kept secret

It has been ruled that Prince Philip’s will is to be “sealed” for 90 years.What does “sealed” mean?By “sealing” a will, it will not become a public document for a set period of time as set by the Court. Instead, it will be locked away in a safe to which...
Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week

#DementiaActionWeek is a national event that sees the UK public taking action to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. This year, the week will take place on 17th – 23rd May.  Many of our Life Planning team members are Dementia Friends and have an...