Growing demand for Lasting Powers of Attorney’s

Growing demand for Lasting Powers of Attorney’s

Since 1974 the number of people aged 75 or over has grown by 89% and they now make-up more than 8% of the population. Whilst an aging population is good, it also means more people are prone to mental health issues. Mental health issues affect around 22% of men and 28%...
Business Succession Planning series – 2

Business Succession Planning series – 2

Reasons for having a Business Lasting Power of Attorney. Helping a client implement a Business Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) specific to their business could be one of the most important and helpful things you could possibly do for them. Many people are so caught up...
Business Succession Planning – series 1

Business Succession Planning – series 1

How many of your clients own their own business? Do they have succession planning in place? Approximately 4.7million business in the UK are family owned, and 100,000 family SME’s will undergo a family transfer of ownership between generations every year (Institute for...
Lasting Powers of Attorney refund by the OPG

Lasting Powers of Attorney refund by the OPG

Lasing Powers of Attorney refund scheme A refund scheme for those who have been overcharged for their power of attorney registration has been launched by the Ministry of Justice. The charge for LPA registration is only supposed to cover the cost of the service, but...