2018 in review

This year has been a big year for government-related announcements, including proposed probate fee changes, civil partnerships..

The Office of Tax Simplification provides recommendations to simplify Inheritance Tax

We recently reported that an Inheritance Tax review was to be published by the end of this year, and the Office of Tax..

The government move forward with changes to probate fees

On the 5th of November 2018, an update on probate fees was provided by Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Ministry..

Civil partnerships are set to be extended to mixed-sex couples

Theresa May has announced that all couples in England and Wales will be able to choose to enter into a civil partnership,..

4 lessons we can learn from recent high profile deaths

There are a number of lessons that members of the public can learn from the recent celebrity deaths that have hit the..

What happens to property when someone dies

One question that we frequently get asked is “What happens to a property when someone dies?” and it’s important that you..

Arranging and paying for a funeral: The things you need to know

Arranging a funeral is a task that needs to be considered and completed but it can make an already difficult time even more..

Cryptocurrency: Understanding what it is and how it could impact future inheritances

Bitcoin. Ripple. Ethereum. Litecoin. Dogecoin. To some, these words look like gibberish but the reality is, they are all..