Investing for children

Will my children lose out on the new inheritance tax rules?

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 | Question and Answer

The inheritance tax rules are set to change in the coming years.

Funeral expenses rise 3.9% to £3,702

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 | News

The average cost of a funeral has now hit £3,702, an above-inflation rise of 3.9% or £140 on last year, according to a new survey.

Why you should write a will

Thursday, 13 October 2016 | Article

Don't bury your head in the sand: prepare for darker days now to save your loved ones extra heartache.

Nine-step financial bucket list

Thursday, 23 February 2017 | Article

No one likes to think about what will happen when they die but planning ahead will save your loved ones a lot of heartache.

Eastenders' Lucy Beale: did the murder victim have a will?

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 | News

Forget 'who killed Lucy Beale?' - the question legal eagles really think we should be asking is 'did she have a will?'

Poor will planning could cost your loved ones nearly £10k

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 | News

Nearly a third of people (31%) have had difficulty in finding a family member's assets bequeathed to them in a will, and they could be missing out on £9,700 each on average.

Could UK pre-nups become legally binding?

Thursday, 27 February 2014 | News

A new report by the Law Commission has proposed that pre-nuptial agreements – which lay out some of the terms of a divorce before a couple have tied the knot – should become legally binding in the UK.

Will Aid: how it works and how to make a Will

Friday, 01 November 2013 | Article

Why do I need to make a Will in the first place?

Was Downton's Matthew Crawley the worst solicitor ever?

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 | News

When Matthew Crawley so tragically perished on the way back to Downton Abbey from meeting his first born child, he did so without leaving a will. Surely a massive oversight from a legal professional?

More than half of UK adults don't have a will

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 | News

More than half of UK adults haven't made a will and 10% of them say writing one has never even occurred to them.