NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

I’ve been pondering on this blog for a while. To be honest, I was having writer’s block. Let’s face it, there’s only so much I can say about Wills and Powers of Attorney and Inheritance tax.  It’s a bit of a dry subject and there’s a limit to what I can say on it that more »

NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS AND MY CHARITY OF THE YEAR

NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS AND MY CHARITY OF THE YEAR 2018 I know, I know, it’s not even Christmas yet. So why on earth am I bringing up New Year Resolutions?! I can’t help it I’m afraid. It’s time to publish my trusted and, some might say, valuable blog. Which is why I had no choice more »

WHY WRITING WILLS MAKES ME SO HAPPY!

  WHY WRITING WILLS MAKES ME SO HAPPY! I’d forgive you for thinking I’m a bit strange – but I do enjoy writing Wills for my clients.  It makes me happy and puts a smile on my face.  I get even more excited in the moment after I’ve witnessed them signing their Wills when I more »

holiday checklist

Have Will, will travel!

AN ESSENTIAL ITEM TO ADD TO YOUR HOLIDAY CHECKLIST – HAVE YOU GOT A VALID WILL? Picture the scene: you’re packing for your holiday. You’re excited and can’t wait to get away from it all. Your sojurn in the sun, sightseeing in the city or swooshing down the slopes is almost upon you. It’s quality more »

The new inheritance tax allowance and how it effects you

The Residence Nil Rate Band Allowance What is it? The Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) is a new allowance for inheritance tax that came into force on 6th April 2017. It’s an additional inheritance tax free amount that certain individuals can use alongside their existing Nil Rate Band (NRB) allowance. How does it work? At more »