Inter-generational wealth transfer – Are US advisers ahead of the game?

In the US, the term ‘inter-generational wealth transfer’ has been commonly used in financial advice circles for many years...

A fifth of Britons haven’t written a Will because they don’t feel wealthy enough

Reports suggest that around a fifth of people think they are not wealthy enough to leave a Will, even though the average..

Increased probate fees – A ‘stealth’ tax on the wealthy?

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) published a consultation paper with the view to reform probate fees by..

Why is the cost of death rising?

Recent research has shown that the cost of death is soaring, with funerals becoming more expensive than ever before.  

Kings Court Trust’s fixed price estate administration service could save bereaved families up to 15%

A report on the cost of dying has highlighted that a bereaved family will spend £3,000 on average when hiring a legal..

The majority of the population wants financial advice to deal with their retirement

Recent research has shown that 86% of the population wants financial advice to help them prepare for their retirement,..

Millions of Brits banking on inheritance windfalls

Recent research shows that millions of Brits are relying on their inheritance to provide them with financial security, with..

Remember a charity week 2016

The ‘remember a charity week’ is taking place between 12 - 18 September. The annual awareness campaign designed to encourage..

Record number of charitable legacies left in 2015

As part of the ‘remember a charity’ awareness week, a report into the number of legacy donors was published, showing that 2015..