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Frontline carers exempt from inheritance tax

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The families of frontline carers are to be exempt from inheritance tax should they die as a result of Covid-19 through the course of their work thanks to an exemption to legislation first created for serving personnel and emergency services.

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3 December 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client, Private Wealth

‘Stealth tax’ on estates announced by the Government

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At the start of November, the Government signalled its intent to revisit the controversial increase to probate court fees, looking to link them with the value of the estate (before Inheritance Tax) as opposed to the flat fee currently charged.

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1 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Factsheets, Private Client

What to do when someone dies

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1 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Factsheets, Private Client

Obtaining Probate

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4 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Private Client

Making a Will fit for a Prince

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The untimely death of Prince in April left shockwaves throughout the music world. Unfortunately, news that he may have died without making a Will (i.e intestate) means that the administration of his estate may become even more of a story as time passes. Currently his estate has been placed under the administration of the Bremer corporate trust company while relatives and lawyers search for a Will.

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26 April 2016 0 Comments Posted in Agriculture & Rural Business

Experts advise farmers how to survive in modern times

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Over 200 farmers and rural business owners from the Wiltshire area turned up to a specialist seminar at Wellington Barn near Calne to listen to an expert panel of solicitors, accountants, agricultural bankers, property and farm consultants advise how to safeguard their businesses in these changing times for the agricultural industry.

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20 January 2014 0 Comments Posted in News

Further expansion for our private client team

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Solicitor Lisa McBrearty and trust manager Nick Martin have joined our private client team in Oxford, making it the largest in the city. Lisa brings almost a decade of experience in helping individuals and their families deal with a wide …

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13 March 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

‘Rising star’ joins Withy King’s private client practice

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One of the legal world’s rising stars has joined Bath’s largest law firm, Withy King, as a partner. Becky Ricards Small is considered to be one of the profession’s most promising solicitors, having been selected for the “Top 35 under …

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