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What happens if you can’t find a Will?

26th May 2020

An up-to-date Will can make dealing with the administration of someone’s estate much easier after they pass away. As well as setting out any personal wishes and bequests, a Will can help, in what is already an upsetting time, prevent disagreements between family members. But what happens if this... read more

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A tax perspective on the UK Budget

7th February 2020

With the new Government’s first UK Budget coming in March, Julian Smith, Head of Tax, explores what is likely to be featured, together with a round-up of the changes already scheduled for April 2020. With a sketchy Conservative manifesto when it came to detail, it will be interesting to... read more

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Your 2020 financial planning checklist

13th January 2020

A new year (and even a new decade!) is always a good time to review your finances, ensuring they are in good shape to see you through 2020 and beyond. To follow is a checklist for some of the most important aspects which are worth considering this year: 1.... read more

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What to put in your Will

24th October 2019

Writing a Will involves more than simply choosing who to give your money to. So what should you consider when drafting or updating one? Steve Wright, from our Estates team, considers what’s necessary. Executors Executors deal with the administration of your estate. They will need to collect and value... read more

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