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Should a Will be made public after I die?

Should a Will be made public after I die?

Should a Will be made public after I die? Private Wealth Solicitors After reading that Prince Phillip’s Will is to be kept secret for 90 years. I suspect it is a question that many people have been asking. The strict legal answer is that under the Non-Contentious...
Raising tax and paying social care fees

Raising tax and paying social care fees

Raising tax and paying social care fees Private Wealth Solicitors There is a lot of politics on which I could comment but in the spirit of political neutrality I will try to avoid that and just comment as objectively as possible. Whatever you think about tax and big...
The Probate Application Process must change

The Probate Application Process must change

The Probate Application Process must change Probate Solicitors I have been a solicitor specialising in Inheritance tax and Probate work for over 40 years, however in the last two years we have seen a deterioration in the service offered by both HMRC Inheritance Tax...
Labour’s proposal to create a single status of ‘worker’

Labour’s proposal to create a single status of ‘worker’

Labour’s proposal to create a single status of ‘worker’ Business Employment Law Individual Employment Law Covid- 19 Information Hub We have recently seen a number of key rulings on the status of gig economy workers which considered whether a Claimant should be classed...
Law Commission review of the law of Wills

Law Commission review of the law of Wills

Law Commission review of the law of Wills Wills Solicitors The Law Commission is a body that reviews law in this country and puts forward recommendations for change. Currently it has two ongoing projects that touch on the work of the Private Wealth and Inheritance...
Unfairly dismissed for refusal to return to the UK during lockdown

Unfairly dismissed for refusal to return to the UK during lockdown

Unfairly dismissed for refusal to return to the UK during lockdown Business Employment Law Individual Employment Law Covid- 19 Information Hub The Employment Rights Act says that an employee will be deemed automatically unfairly dismissed where the reason for their...