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Banks change limits on monetary releases following death

Following sustained and increasingly vocal lobbying from customers and consumer groups, a number of leading UK banks have..

272-year-old legacy could see teenage boys receive £20,000

The Courier has recently published an article about a unique 272-year-old legacy left by Charles Cairnie, a Perth shoemaker.

Facebook Legacy Contacts Now Available

This may come as a bit of a surprise to some - in the latest news from Facebook they are allowing users to choose a legacy..

UK Inheritance Figures Total £75bn from 2008-2010

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has published an analysis of inheritance patterns in the UK.

Britain said its last goodbye to Margaret Thatcher last month, when she was laid to rest with prayers and ceremony, but her..

According to a recent HSBC survey ‘The Age of Inheritance’, the average legacy received today is £46,000, although half of all..

It has long been the case that gifts in Wills provide a vital source of income for charities. It may surprise you to learn that..

Some people still sometimes refer to Inheritance Tax (IHT) as Death Duty. The tax has gone by a number of names over the years..