Wills & Estate Planning News Articles

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2017

20 / 07 / 2017 - Justice ministry to repay GBP89 million of powers of attorney overcharges
17 / 07 / 2017 - Law reform could cause more challenges to wills

2015

14 / 07 / 2015 - Summer Budget 2015: government announces increased inheritance tax threshold for family homes
17 / 03 / 2015 - Tories’ £1m inheritance tax giveaway aimed at wealthier households
26 / 02 / 2015 - Ed Miliband rewrote his father’s will to cut IHT. Should you do the same?
27 / 01 / 2015 - More than 6 million searches of new wills archive
26 / 01 / 2015 - Conservative Party hints at inheritance tax reform
23 / 01 / 2015 - Death tax snares thousands more - 3.7billion collected from inheritances in 2014

2014

16 / 10 / 2014 - Change rules on wills, government urged
16 / 10 / 2014 - Wills complaint scheme ‘bare minimum’, says ombudsman
16 / 09 / 2014 - Inheritance tax and stamp duty are unjust taxes
16 / 09 / 2014 - Inheritance tax is now the norm for southern families
29 / 8 / 2014 - Over one million searches for war heroes’ wills
21 / 08 / 2014 - Justice Minister Simon Hughes LPA Press Release
25 / 07 / 2014 - Law Commission 12th Programme of law reform
13 / 07 / 2014 - Sunday Express - Keeping your will up to date is vital
15 / 05 / 2014 - Care Bill becomes Care Act 2014
02 / 05 / 2014 - Government rules out major reform to legal regulation
17 / 04 / 2014 - Law Society urges people to leave instructions for their digital legacy
23 / 02 / 2014 - Islamic law is adopted by British legal chiefs
21 / 02 / 2014 - Mind At Rest Wills Become Accredited (EPN) Member
13 / 02 / 2014 - Daughter defeats council over sale of elderly mother's house
13 / 01 / 2014 - STEP launches new Code for members preparing wills in England and Wales

2013

29 / 10 / 2013 - Councils spy on parents who sign over house to children
11 / 10 / 2013 - Home care fees rise by up to 160pc as rationing takes hold
18 / 09 / 2013 - Ministry of Justice cut fees for lasting powers of attorney
15 / 08 / 2013 - How many more plundered wills?
03 / 06 / 2013 - Millions Of Homeowners Without A Will At Serious Risk
28 / 05 / 2013 - Law Society to launch will writing quality scheme
20 / 05 / 2013 - Lack of wills sends Treasury and Queen's coffers soaring
17 / 05 / 2013 - Ministry of Justice rejects proposals to regulate will-writing
17 / 05 / 2013 - The Law Society Gazette - Grayling says no to regulating will-writing
16 / 05 / 2013 - The Telegraph - RBS loses plot over lost deeds
16 / 05 / 2013 - Our Response Will Writing Regulation Decision
15 / 05 / 2013 - Money Marketing - Govt rejects calls to regulate will writing
15 / 05 / 2013 - Ft Adviser - Government Rejects Regulation of Will Writing
14 / 05 / 2013 - Lord Chancellors Will Writing Regulation Decision Notice
10 / 05 / 2013 - Dying Matters Press Release
18 / 04 / 2013 - Arranging Your Affairs Press Release
09 / 04 / 2013 - Cirrus Digital Legacy Press Release
04 / 03 / 2013 - The Law Society’s Gazette - Regulated will-writing
13 / 02 / 2013 - Legal Services Board - LSB recommends regulation of will writing activities

2012

23 / 05 / 2012 - Independent.co.uk - Wills to be published online
05 / 05 / 2012 - The Mail on Sunday - Make a Will its the last thing you do
05 / 05 / 2012 - Guardian Online - Lasting Power of Attorney not just for the elderly