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Buying and selling a business - Preparation is key

Whether you are considering an exit from or entrance into a business, preparation is key!  ...

What is a Special Guardianship Order?

A Special Guardianship Order is an order made by the court appointing one or more individuals to...

How to ensure that your loved ones are protected...

…and your inheritance is given to the right people! Did you know LGBTQIA people are...

A guide for individuals: discrimination in the workplace

Unfortunately discrimination in the workplace has not been confined to the annals of history. If...

How to protect your business should something happen to you

Are you running a business as a company director or as a partner? Perhaps you are a sole trader....

Who gets custody of the pet following separation?

We are a nation of pet lovers and so, it is only natural for us to be concerned about custody of...

The importance of agricultural wills

Succession and inheritance planning are the most important provisions any farming family can make...

Top 10 reasons to review your will

With spring around the corner, why not take the opportunity to do a spring clean and tidy away...

3 important reasons you need a will

Wills often have a stigma attached to them, that only the older generation needs to put them in...

What happens to your business assets when getting divorced?

Family businesses can take decades, or even generations, to build successfully. But what happens...

Tax exempt gifts at Christmas

Christmas is a time when friends and family come together and often swap presents between loved...

Seeing my child at Christmas

Turkey – check! Mince pies – check! Crackers – check! Presents – check! ...

Pets and divorce: should you make a PetNup?

I had never really considered myself a dog person having been brought up with a series of cats...

Good news for those left out of will!

If you were financially dependent on someone who has died or are their spouse, former spouse,...

The bank of mum and dad: The tax implications

First-time house buyers are reported to be increasingly turning to the bank of mum and dad to help...

What is business property relief?

Currently, Inheritance Tax is paid at 40% on a deceased’s estate which exceeds the Tax...

Divorce and the family-owned business

Getting divorced can be a difficult process, but it can become even more complicated when there...

Are prenuptial agreements legally binding in the UK?

Unlike many jurisdictions across the globe, prenuptial agreements are still not legally binding...

If I lose capacity, who will manage my affairs?

  If you lose capacity and you have not appointed an attorney under a Lasting Power of...

Have you considered Inheritance Tax planning?

I am sure that you will be familiar with the popular quote “the only two certainties in...
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