The rising cost of dying

According to a recent report by the Tax Payers Alliance, in 2019-20, the government is projected to receive £5.35 billion from grieving taxpayers via inheritance tax, the highest amount ever. But this is just one element of the cost of dying The report also stated...

The effects of divorce on a Will

35% of couples are predicted to get divorced in the future, and with over 100,000 divorces every year then there are many couples and families who need reliable and trusted financial advice and support at a difficult time. Preparing to get married is an exciting time...

Will Writing Firm of the Year 2019 (Regional)

Beneficial Trust and Will Company are delighted to have won Will Writing Firm of the Year (North and Midlands) 2019 in the British Wills and Probate Awards held on 17th October.   These prestigious awards bring together firms and businesses from all over the UK who...

Generational Wealth and the importance of effective Estate Planning

Over the next 30 years it is predicted that a generational wealth of an estimated £5.5 trillion will be transferred between generations. There is now the expectation that current generations will receive an inheritance of some type in the future, with almost a third...

2019 Will Writers of the Year nomination

For the second year running Beneficial Trust & Will Company Ltd (BTWC), are pleased to announce they are shortlisted for an industry leading national award. We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted in the British Wills and Probate Awards 2019 for Will...

Why email marketing is an effective business tool

Why should you consider email marketing? Firstly you will no doubt have a client base. It’s also very possible that you provide more than one product or service, thirdly it’s highly likely your clients (at some stage) will need those additional products or services...

A nation under prepared?

It seems that as a nation we are woefully under prepared for our future, particularly when it comes to later in retirement and potential social care. It’s not something we like to consider and we think we have time to plan for. But amongst you client base, how many of...

Regulation of Funeral Plans – update

In June 2018, the government called for a review of the pre-paid funeral plan marketplace following concerns regarding consumer detriment. There was an initial policy proposal to bring all funeral plan providers under the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The...