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11 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Charities, Opinion

Being a charity is not just about who you are, but what you do

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The Charity Commission, at 1pm today, released its long awaited report on the findings of its investigation into Oxfam, and its resultant conclusions. The Commission’s role in overseeing the operation of charities is well-known; but what is particularly interesting in this case is the Commission’s examination of Oxfam’s culture and the way that that culture affected its operations, and allowed the scandal to arise.

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22 August 2018 0 Comments Posted in News

Royds Withy King accepted as corporate partner of the Institute of Legacy Management

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Press release

Our firm has been accepted as a corporate partner of the Institute of Legacy Management (ILM) – one of only 12 other firms of solicitors selected in the country.

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19 June 2014 0 Comments Posted in Private Client

Five tips to ease your inheritance tax bill

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The weekend press reports highlighted that one likely effect of the recovering economy and rise in house prices will be to increase by a third the number of families potentially facing an inheritance tax (IHT) bill. The current IHT threshold of £325,000 was originally set in April 2009, where it is expected to stay until 2019. While it is difficult to avoid IHT altogether, its impact can be eased by following some basic rules.

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30 January 2014 0 Comments Posted in News

Private client and charities expert joins our team

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Samantha O’Sullivan, a solicitor with over 25 years’ experience in private client and charity law work, has joined our Private Client team as a consultant. Samantha, was previously a partner at Mogers, expands our private client practice in Swindon and …

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