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6 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Regulator offers advice following the release of the Charities Act timetable

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The Charity Commission has issued guidance to charities, advising them on the impact that new legislation is likely to have on the third sector.

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2 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Man gets permission to challenge will

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A senior Judge has ruled that a man be allowed to challenge his former mother-in-law’s will.

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26 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Many institutions lack basic knowledge of Power of Attorney arrangements.

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There have been further calls this month for the nation’s banks to do more to support the 1.2 million Britons who have been appointed as an attorney for a friend or family member.

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23 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Regulator rapped for its handling of long-running legal wrangle

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The charity watchdog has been ordered to pay £20,000 to a miners’ charity following concerns about its “unacceptable” handling of a case over a period of more than 20 years.

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19 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Growing number of intestacy queries

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A national charity has said that the number of enquiries relating to people who have died without making a will has more than doubled over the course of five years.

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16 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Regulator’s report identifies breaches of industry rules

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Charities have been warned they must pay heed to fundraising rules, after an investigation found that four organisations had breached industry standards.

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12 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Committee calls for new checks on charities to be introduced

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More robust checks could be brought in for those charities which are handed government grants, a parliamentary report has argued.

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Threat of dementia persuades more people to put their affairs in order

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A growing number of people are choosing to make Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) arrangements, new research suggests.

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6 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Legal battle continues over famous photographer’s estate

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A legal dispute over who is the rightful heir to the estate of recently deceased street photographer, Vivian Maier, continues in the US.

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29 April 2016 0 Comments Posted in Private Client

Court of Protection strips sons of Power of Attorney

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Obvious tensions between two men who had previously been appointed to oversee their elderly mother’s finances meant that they were no longer capable of acting as attorneys, a Judge recently ruled.

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28 April 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Concern over the danger of DIY wills

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New research has suggested that up to three and a half million adults in the UK may be relying on a DIY will, despite previous warnings about the genuine risks of not seeking professional advice.

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Charity Tribunal throws out appeal

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A charity has lost its battle to force another organisation to change its name, following concerns that it was too similar to its own.

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