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 Six in ten parents either do not have a Will or it is out of date.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...

Here’s to a Happy 2019

2018 Review It's been a busy year for BTWC, with changes and growth.... From launching our new website, to being nominated for 'Best National Will provider' at the British Will & Probate Awards, through to making new business partnerships, signing the Armed Forces...

The OTS Inheritance Tax Report – update

Following our recent article about the plans by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to review Inheritance Tax and possible simplifications, their first report is now published – OTS Inheritance Tax Report. Following their research the OTS report focuses on...

Probate Procedure Amended

Following a trial of online digital probate applications this past summer, the Government has announced that changes to the process for probate applications by individuals will come into force on 27th November, this is just one month after the initial announcement....

HMRC reviews trusts and inheritance tax levels

HMRC have announced they have launched what has been described as the biggest review of trusts in years, which is to investigate how fair and fiscally neutral they are. Raised in the Autumn 2017 budget, according to the HMRC paper the consultation will set to make the...

Change to Probate fees – increase on IHT by stealth?

On 5th November, the Ministry of Justice provided on update on plans for new legislation to implement a new, banded structure of fees for grant of probate. The plan was originally put forward in May 2017, and it has been confirmed that it will now be revisited. Tiered...

We have partnered with Tuto, the Pension Transfer Specialists

BTWC are pleased to announce their partnership with Tuto, the leading pension specialists. Tuto provide an end to end defined benefit pension transfer service for IFA’s and professional firms, who are seeking Pension Transfer Specialist (TPS) services for their...