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New year, new Will?

As you reflect back on 2017, it is a good opportunity to evaluate if there have been changes to your life which could..

What ever happened to the government’s new ‘death tax’?

In February 2017, the government announced plans to introduce a tiered fee for obtaining the grant of probate upon death based..

In the news: Estate decimated by legal fees

The Times, dated 4th November 2017, reported that a couple were faced with an exorbitant legal bill of £115,000 which was..

Sir Bruce Forsyth - playing the Generation Game

Sir Bruce’s public and private legacies - an example to us all?

As Strictly returns with a moving tribute to its most famous..

Leave more for your loved ones. Plan ahead and make future savings.

Planning for the future means looking after your loved ones after you’ve gone and ensuring they get the full benefit of your..

Prince’s siblings will inherit his $200 million estate following a year long legal battle

More than 12 months after the death of the iconic musician Prince, his sister and five half-siblings have been declared his..

Baby boomers unaware of risks of intestacy

Startling figures have revealed the attitudes of the over 55 age group towards writing a Will. The figures indicate a..

Debt higher than savings for over 50s

The average debt for those aged 50-59 now exceeds the average savings for the same age group, research has shown. A recent..

Proposed probate fee increases scrapped ahead of General Election

The Government’s decision to change from the flat-rate probate fee to a tiered system based on the value of the estate has..