9 Reasons Why Not to Make a Will or Plan Your Own Funeral

Whilst making a Will is a fundamental part of planning for our futures, sometimes taking a humorous view supports clients to understand the consequences of not taking any action. One of our fantastic consultants came up with the below to help raise a smile about the reasons people giv

What’s On Your Bucket List?

“Every man dies – Not every man really lives.” ~ William Ross If you haven’t heard about the term “bucket list”, it’s a list of all the goals you want to achieve, dreams you want to fulfill and life experiences you desire to have before you die. Not sure where to start? Why not grab a

Could a Family Settlement Asset Trust be a solution for you?

A Family Settlement Asset Trust (FSAT) is a discretionary trust usually coupled with a life interest used to protect assets which may be property, cash, bonds and so on. It is usual for the settlors to reserve the right to use the assets (for example, occupy property) or have income f

Choice Not Chance Campaign Launched

The Ministry of Justice has launched a public awareness campaign to encourage people to plan for their and their families’ futures. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage people to think about and talk about what might happen in the event of their death or if they lose mental cap

It’s almost December already!

Can you believe that 2014 will soon be drawing to a close and Christmas will be here once more? As the festive season approaches and we all get inundated with images of Christmas Fayre and Monty The Penguin, you may think that Wills and Estate Planning are the last thing on peoples' m