The aim of the author in writing this book is to take some of the complexity of the inheritance tax (IHT) provisions and to break down the rules to their simplest components in order to produce [...]
With the proposed dramatic change to the planning rules since the Town and Country Planning Act of 1947, farmers and general owners of redundant buildings and offices etc, must consider both the [...]
All solicitors need to have a personal development plan (PDP) since the training rules changed in November 2018. Out went the 16 hours of CPD per annum and in came a more reflective approach to [...]
Unadministered Estates: What to do/How to go about administering an estate where death was several years ago and nothing has been done since?
As practitioners, we are aware that when someone dies they will leave an estate that needs to be dealt with. However, those who lived with the deceased might not be as concerned as a practitioner.
There is increased pressure on updated Wills due to the pandemic worries. Even if a Will exists, if gifts within the Will fail and there is not clarity as to how the failed gift is treated, that [...]