Will Update: Why Use a Solicitor

Will Update: Why Use a Solicitor

It is easy to put off making your Will because of the difficulty of settling on exactly what you want to do with your assets. This is particularly true if you have a business or a farm. It is often case in family situations where there are children from first and...
Plan Ahead: Is Your Business Protected?

Plan Ahead: Is Your Business Protected?

If you are the owner of a business – sole trader, partnership or company etc or have an important role in a business such as a controlling shareholder or a director, then you need to think about the implications for the business if anything were to happen to you. ...
Will Survivorship Clauses

Will Survivorship Clauses

During the pandemic, what was previously a rarity of couples or family members dying at the same time or shortly after each other, has sadly become more common.Rowena Rogers, the Head of our Life Planning Department, has recently been helping a family in which the...
Freezing of Inheritance Tax Thresholds until 2026

Freezing of Inheritance Tax Thresholds until 2026

During the recent #Budget, the government announced the freezing of the inheritance tax Nil Rate Band (“NRB”) and Residence Nil Rate Band (“RNRB”) thresholds until 2026.  What does this mean for you? Inheritance tax is an issue for increasing number of people...
Do you have a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Do you have a Lasting Power of Attorney?

It is so important to have both types of lasting power-of-attorney in place in good time so decisions about finances and health and welfare can be made when needed. You may recall this article hitting the headlines last...