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14 May 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Election result clears the way for Inheritance Tax reform

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Fewer people will be liable to pay Inheritance Tax (IHT) under changes set to be introduced by the new government.

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27 April 2015 0 Comments Posted in News

Withy King hosts an evening to celebrate the work of Bath charities

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Quartet Community Foundation

Bath charities which have benefited from grants and support from Quartet Community Foundation joined the business community for a spring drinks reception hosted by law firm Withy King to showcase some of their most inspirational work. Life-changing stories were shared …

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15 April 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Highlighting the dangers of DIY Wills

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Fresh warnings have been issued about the dangers of DIY Wills, which are thought to cause problems for around 38,000 UK families every year.

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23 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Warning about unintended consequences of trying to close inheritance tax loophole

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Chancellor George Osborne this week vowed to crack down on people who make use of a legal loophole to avoid inheritance tax.

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11 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Why it’s important to have a clearly drafted Will

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Fiona Feggetter discusses the importance of having a clearly drafted Will and a letter of wishes to reduce the likelihood of beneficiaries contesting the contents as has happened to the estate of the late actor and comedian Robin Williams.

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2 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Heavy penalty for undisclosed lifetime gift

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A man recently received a £87,000 penalty from HM Revenue and Customs, after he failed to tell his father’s executors about a substantial sum of money he had received a few months before his dad’s death.

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Risk to people who aren’t up to speed with new pension rules

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The threat of fraudsters has highlighted the importance of people seeking advice about the forthcoming pension reforms.

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More people choose to leave charity legacies

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The number of people have left a charitable gift in their Will is at its highest level since 2010, according to new research published by Remember A Charity. The survey of 1001 people aged over 40 was commissioned by the …

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20 February 2015 0 Comments Posted in News, Opinion, Private Client

Number of people leaving legacies in wills is increasing

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The number of people have left a charitable gift in their Will is at its highest level since 2010, according to new research published by Remember A Charity. The survey of 1001 people aged over 40 was commissioned by the …

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30 January 2015 0 Comments Posted in Videos, Withy King Insights

Royds Withy King Insights: Lasting Power of Attorney

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Arranging a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is often needed in times when you travel abroad for a length of time and require someone at home to take care of your affairs for you. An LPs is also the best solution when you …

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Changes announced by the Office of the Public Guardian

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Deputies appointed by the Court of Protection could be subject to stricter supervision, under proposals published last month.

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21 January 2015 0 Comments Posted in Videos, Withy King Insights

Royds Withy King Insights: Court of Protection

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Consumer protection law

The Court of Protection, which has unfortunately been labeled as ‘the secret court’ in the media, is a court which has been set up to protect the interests of people who lack capacity to make decisions for themselves. See experienced …

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