Virtual Weekend Wills Clinic

Virtual Weekend Wills Clinic

Virtual Weekend Wills Clinic We are dedicating a weekend to you and your will. Often our lifestyles don’t allow for a midweek appointment and then, along comes the weekend and you can’t always speak to a professional. So we are making ourselves available to talk to...
Pitfalls of DIY Wills

Pitfalls of DIY Wills

Pitfalls of DIY Wills This is the first of three articles designed to highlight the Pitfalls of DIY Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probate.  Please keep an eye out for further articles being posted over the coming weeks. As a Private Client lawyer who...
Inheritance Tax Planning: Should we be planning now?

Inheritance Tax Planning: Should we be planning now?

Inheritance Tax Planning: Should we be planning now? When eventually we come out of lockdown and the after-effects of COVID19 on our economy, and in particular on public finances, start to be fully addressed there seems little doubt that the government is going to...
Inheritance Tax Planning: Gifts out of income

Inheritance Tax Planning: Gifts out of income

Inheritance Tax Planning: Gifts out of income You may well be aware that you can give away £3,000 in any tax year with no IHT consequences. Many people do this, some every year and others year by year as their financial position permits. Far fewer people are aware of...
Inheritance Tax Planning: Top 10 Tips

Inheritance Tax Planning: Top 10 Tips

Inheritance Tax Planning: Top 10 Tips Life Policies / Pensions / Death in Service BenefitsTake time to review your policies and options as there is potential to pass them to beneficiaries outside of your estate. Use allowances if you have excess fundsYou do have...
Inheritance Tax Planning: Making gifts in your lifetime

Inheritance Tax Planning: Making gifts in your lifetime

Inheritance Tax Planning: Making gifts in your lifetime You may have come to a point in your life where you have amassed a large amount of capital and have more than you reasonably need to live off. If you are considering how you can give away your excess wealth...