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Death and taxes (and assets abroad)

Cyprus, United Kingdom - June 20 2019 As Brodies partner Susanne Batchelor prepares to visit Cyprus next week for the STEP Europe conference, Senior Solicitor Stewart Gibson blogs on the…

Charity and tax trouble for the Archers?

United Kingdom - June 17 2019 Listening to Radio 4, I am very concerned that Peggy Woolley has not had the best advice. (For those who foolishly believe that the Archers is not a…

The greatest gift of all… saving inheritance tax

United Kingdom - June 13 2019 HMRC have recently reported that more than a quarter of UK residents have made a gift of £1,000 or more in their lifetime so far. The research has…

Making sure nobody faces dementia alone

United Kingdom - June 6 2019 With over 90,000 people living with dementia right now we are now at the point, as a nation, where most people know someone affected by the illness…

Imagine the future

United Kingdom - June 5 2019 Have you ever considered what would happen if you were in an accident and could no longer make decisions for yourself? Or if you were diagnosed with…

Parents buying property for their children

United Kingdom - June 5 2019 Many parents want to know the best way in which to buy a property for their children, for example while they are at university. The options have to…

Supported decision making

United Kingdom - June 4 2019 The knowledge that any one interacting, in any way, with a person with cognitive or volitional impairment must support that person in the exercise of…

Digital estates: getting to the core of the matter

United Kingdom - May 17 2019 This week a widow won her long legal battle to gain access to her late husband’s online Apple account. Rachel Thompson started fighting for access in…

Your business - everything you need for successful succession

United Kingdom - May 13 2019 Do you know what would happen to your business if any of these events occurred: Death Disability or incapacity Dispute (family) Debt (tax bills)…

6 things you need to know about Investors’ Relief

United Kingdom - May 7 2019 Investors’ Relief was introduced in 2016 and is aimed at encouraging investment in entrepreneurial activity in the UK. Due to the conditions of the…