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Looking Ahead

In these challenging times our team of experts is sharing guidance on recent and upcoming developments in the Private Client sphere.

Brexit: Do I need to update my will if I own property abroad?

The EU Succession Regulation, known as  Brussels IV, simplifies issues relating to succession across the EU. Whilst the UK, Ireland and Denmark opted out, it’s still relevant to any UK resident individuals who own assets in any other EU member state. Our experts explain why Brussels IV matters.

Brexit and your will

Quick guide to Disabled Persons’ Trusts

In this Q&A style article, we look at trusts which are settled for the benefit of disabled persons, how they can qualify for favourable tax treatment and whether they are preferable to more flexible, ordinary discretionary trusts.

Disabled Persons’ Trusts

Can I gift my home to my children and continue to live there?

This is an option which can help a child onto the property ladder, without any significant change in the parents’ lifestyle. However, this type of tax and succession planning only works in certain situations.

Gifting your home

Bye Autumn Budget, hello Winter Economy Plan

The Winter Economy Plan seeks ‘… to strike the finely-judged balance between managing the virus and protecting the jobs and livelihoods of millions’. The focus is the wider economy rather than personal wealth.

Winter Economy Plan