Time is of the essence for LPAs

Up to the beginning of March 2019 approx 154,600 Lasting Power of Attorney registrations have been made in the UK, according to the gov.uk LPA registration section. That means an average of 77,000 people per month are seeking ways of registering for an LPA and quite...

Change to Probate fees due in April

From April probate fees are set to change from being a fixed fee to a sliding scale. Although the date is still yet to be set, the narrow vote was passed in February and will mean a change that many people will be unaware of. Currently, probate fees are paid upfront...

Celebrating 20 years in Wills and Estate Planning

So it’s been 20 years since Beneficial Trust and Will Company was created in an ever changing market place with competitors coming and going we are proud that we are still going from strength to strength. Established by MD Trevor Cross in 1999 with 5 advisers...

BTWC launch Equity Release partnership with TFAS

BTWC are pleased to announce their new Equity Release partnership with The Financial Advice Service (TFAS), the leading Equity Release specialists. The Financial Advice Service (TFAS) was established to offer low-cost, fixed-price, straightforward financial advice by...

Cyber Security and GDPR commitment

Last month we revealed we had gained our Cyber Essentials accreditation. Cyber Essentials is part of the Governments cyber essential scheme to encourage businesses to focus on key aspects of technical security. Our reason for progressing with this accreditation is to...

Why you should blog for your business

Creating and writing blogs for some people can seem like a chore and hard work, with difficulty to see what their point is. Yet blogs form both a central part of content marketing – which is key to SEO with google and social media, but also customer relationships....

UK confusion about Wills

According to research by Royal London, more than 5 million people in the UK are confused by Wills and are not sure where to begin. Six in ten parents either do not have a Will or it is out of date. Whilst 34% of UK adults said an illness would prompt them to create a...

BTWC receive Cyber Essentials Certification

We are very pleased to announce we have now received our Cyber Essentials certification. Cyber Essentials is part of the Governments cyber essential scheme to encourage businesses to focus on five key areas of technical security. The key five areas identified by the...