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The emotional stress of dealing with a bereavement

A recent article by The Telegraph has detailed the emotional stress that dealing with the death of a loved one can cause, including the anxiety of having to deal with the taxman when it comes to Inheritance Tax (IHT).
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Bath In Top Ten Most Expensive Places For Cremations

Bath is one of the ten most expensive places in the UK to be cremated in, according to a report into soaring funeral costs.
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Will Claims Triple as Families Pick DIY Executors

As an industry, we do struggle to get the right message across with regards to appointing the right executors. Quite often we are aware that acting as an executor for the lay person could be time consuming and perplexing even for the most capable of people. We also know there can be immense risks in tax liability and distribution liabilities if the executor gets it wrong, not to mention the risk of deliberate mishandling.
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