Data published by the Office for National Statistics shows that the wealth gap between generations in the UK continues to widen. The findings also show that inheritances are becoming increasingly important to younger people. Over recent decades, rising levels of household affluence mean that the
Charities are worried about the impact the new “stealth death tax” could have on legacy giving. The Government is facing condemnation after its plans to hike the cost of applying for probate were revealed. Under the proposals, some grieving relatives would need to pay death
Many families will have to pay more in probate fees from April 2019. That’s according to new proposals that see a hike in the cost of applying for probate. The Government has claimed that fees are necessary to fund an effective and fair court and
When you own a business, not using a professional lawyer to draw up your Will is almost always a mistake. Failing to cover all your assets and not considering issues around inheritance tax, executors and trusts are two common mistakes made with a DIY Will.