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5 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Wealth

Does your family understand your legacy?

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In a world where technology is rapidly changing, people’s legacies are becoming increasingly complicated and fragmented. Specialist Deanna Hurst discusses the importance of making sure your family know the value of your collections and assets, and how our unique Life Safe portal can help you do this.

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27 July 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Is it time for Inheritance Tax to be simplified?

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We have contributed to a public consultation run by the Office of Tax Simplification on how the UK’s inheritance tax regime could be made simpler and more accessible.

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27 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in News

Son’s campaign to change Power of Attorney laws

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A man whose late mother was swindled out of a substantial sum of money this month sat down with the Attorney General to discuss the possibility of bolstering the protection afforded to those who have lost mental capacity. Barbara Lewis, …

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18 April 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Regulator warns many charities failing to meet reporting requirements

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A large number of charities remain unaware of the reporting requirements that they have to adhere to, the Charity Commission has warned.

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11 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in News

Concerns remain over Charity Commission’s new powers

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The Charities Bill completed its passage through the Houses of Parliament this month and is now set to receive Royal Assent. The legislation, which was conceived more than 18 months ago, will have various implications for third sector organisations.

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30 November 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Sizeable majority neglect Court of Protection

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A new report has revealed that an overwhelming majority of adults have not made the necessary provisions for old age.

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11 November 2015 0 Comments Posted in News

Charities confirm merger plan

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Two leading charities have confirmed they intend to merge, creating the UK’s largest youth support agency. YouthNet and Get Connected announced the proposed merger earlier this month and said the move would allow them to build a much improved service …

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Information Commissioner warns against Fundraising Preference Service

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Charities must be completely clear of their obligations under privacy and communications laws, the Information Commissioner has said. Christopher Graham told MPs that he had previously had to write to several charitable organisations to remind them not to buy or …

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13 October 2014 0 Comments Posted in News, Opinion

Children’s charity to benefit from lawyers quiz night

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A children’s charity is set to benefit from raffle proceeds raised at a charity quiz night.

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21 March 2012 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Impact of the Budget 2012 for individuals

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The key points emerging from the Chancellor’s statement today are as follows:

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8 November 2011 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Royds charity clients are a clever bunch

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Royds charity clients went five rounds (of quiz questions) with each other on Thursday 3rd November when we held our second annual charity quiz, this time at Society close to our offices.

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4 July 2011 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

‘Family wealth under continued pressure’

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An article entitled “Families just £1 richer than in 2004” in today’s City AM newspaper caught my eye. It was reporting on a Westminster Think Tank presentation today that shows the average household’s weekly income measured £682 in 2004-2005 and just £683 in 2009-10 in numbers adjusted for inflation. Sir Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, suggested in the article that we are presently experiencing the biggest income squeeze on families since the 1920s.

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