BRIGHTER FUTURES – MY CHARITY OF THE YEAR!

I’m devoting this blog to my charity of the year, Brighter Futures. Both to let you know what’s happening with the charity and the help they offer to Swindonians at the GWH. If you can help them at all, they would be very grateful. Here’s a round-up of what the GWH is doing right now […]

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You WILL get this item on your holiday planning list!

You WILL get this item on your holiday planning list! Passport: check. Insect repellent: check. Sunscreen, sunhat, flip-flops, bikini: check. Currency and car hire: check. Will: Will? Yes – you know. That thing that I bang on about rather lot? If you haven’t got your Last Will and Testament drawn up yet and you’re jetting […]

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WHY YOUR MUM NEEDS A POWER OF ATTORNEY NOW!

From time to time I speak at networking events about Lasting Powers of Attorney and am often asked questions. So, I’ve decided to put fingers to keyboard and go through some of the common ones. My hope is that this will help your mum understand why she should get a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) […]

THREE THINGS YOU MUST INCLUDE IN YOUR WILL!

When I speak to clients about their Wills, I encounter recurring topics that I have to ask them to make decisions about. It’s natural that the same, or similar, issues come up. So, to save you some time when you come to do your own Will, here’s a list of my top three must-haves. 1.YOUR […]

NEW YEAR, NEW GOALS, NEW WILL!

New Year resolutions. We’ve been making them and breaking them since time immemorial. As the ever-faithful Wikipedia points out, the ancient Babylonians did it. The Romans began each year by making promises to the god, Janus, from whom January gets its name. The Mediaeval era saw knights, at the end of each Christmas season, take the ‘peacock vow’ to reaffirm their commitment to chivalry.  And we’re still making them – and breaking them – all these centuries later. But I have to talk to you about one resolution you should absolutely make – and absolutely not break. That of getting your Will done!