Getting a Will signed during social distancing

Getting a Will signed during social distancing

Many of us are all now adapting to the Government's guidance of working from home as much as possible. A unique challenge you may have is how to continue taking instructions for Wills within the parameters of social distancing and self-isolation. I’m sure you will...
Taking client instructions remotely

Taking client instructions remotely

When meeting with a client to take instructions for a Will, there are some key considerations you should be making. This doesn’t matter whether you are taking instructions in person, by telephone or by other remote methods such as video call.   First and foremost you...
Considerations for Charitable Gifts in a Will

Considerations for Charitable Gifts in a Will

Every year in the UK, people leave approximately £2.8 billion in charitable donations within their Wills. Donations such as these are the largest single source of voluntary income to the charity sector and are therefore incredibly important, many charities would not...
The rising cost of dying

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

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...