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From 6 April 2020 can you really pass on £1m free of Inheritance Tax?

Jane Lynch, Wills and Probate SolicitorWhen it was first announced in 2015 that the residence nil rate band would be phased in over four tax years, 6 April 2020 seemed like a very faraway date in the future;

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Covid -19 pandemic leads to a surge in people making Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorneys

The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has got many of us checking that our affairs are in order and has highlighted the need to make a Will and Lasting Power of Attorney for many.The introduction of social

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Radio Interview: Self Employed Income Scheme – Listen Now

Employment Law Solicitor Philip Luff sits down with Connections Radio to discuss what the Self-Employed Income Scheme means for you. ​Find out in this short interview as Employment Law Solicitor

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What is a Living Will & do I need one?

ADVANCE DECISIONS aka Living Wills In recent weeks we have seen a wave of uncertainty and panic across the world.  The current Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in many people looking at how they can

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Coronavirus: Can I still make a Will?

Oliver Nelms - Private Client SolicitorWith the continued escalation of the Coronavirus situation around the UK and the world, it is little surprise that the question many solicitors and Will makers are

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Get Your Will Done

‘Over half of UK adults don’t have a Will’Do You Know the Cost of Dying Without a Will? Making a Will can seem like a daunting task and it is one we usually put off. But with the Treasury gaining

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Budget Report March 2020

What does the Chancellor’s Budget 2020 mean for you and your loved ones?Our Budget Summary provides an overview of the key announcements arising from the Chancellor’s speech. However, it also looks

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Why you might want to consider a charity gift in your Will

Before you scroll on past and say, “well I have children, all my assets pass to them, so this does not concern me”, or indeed “ charity begins at home ”, let’s consider some facts, which may

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Powers of Attorney – Make 2020 the year to update yours

What is the need for having Powers of Attorney in place?  According to the Office of National Statistics, males aged 65 in 2018 could expect to live for a further 19.9 years and females for 22 more years. 

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Your Will: Planning ahead for peace of mind

Let’s face it, none of us like to think too much about getting older or planning what will happen to our assets when we’re gone.  It’s hardly surprising then that more than half of UK adults don’t

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