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Charity of the Year 2016

Charity of the Year 2016 I am pleased to announce that my chosen Charity of the Year is Brighter Futures, the name of the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Charitable Fund.  I chose this charity for a variety of reasons. Firstly, I have a close affinity to Great Western Hospital (GWH) as both my more »

Have you started the Big Conversation yet

HAVE YOU STARTED THE BIG CONVERSATION YET? Dying Matters is an organisation based across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life. →

Dementia Awareness Week 2016

DEMENTAI AWARENESS WEEK – 15TH -21ST May 2016 This week is Dementia Awareness Week and you may have seen and heard about this in the news.  Many people contact me when they are worried about their parents, often because they have just been diagnosed with the early onset of Dementia or Alzheimers. →

Inheritance Tax

David Cameron and Inheritance Tax Planning As you all know, David Cameron has been in the spotlight over inheritance tax and the issue of tax planning. Regardless of whether people think planning to mitigate your inheritance tax liability is morally correct, there are various things people can do to reduce an inheritance tax bill. →