Everybody has what is called a nil rate band of £325,000 which can be given away tax-free when we die. This amount can also be transferred from one spouse to another on the second death if it was not used upon the first death, effectively meaning that a married couple can leave behind £650,000 before paying Inheritance Tax (IHT).
If you are facing allegations about an institution you used to work at whether this is a care home , school or any other institution then it is vital that you should seek out expert advice from a Solicitor very experienced in these cases .
Mark Newby from QS Jordans presents a short journey of these cases and the sort of questions you need to be asking
The Government is planning to introduce its Whiplash reforms by the end of April 2019. Although, perhaps it is no surprise that due to the current legislative agenda being dominated by Brexit that this deadline will not be met.
The government are set to introduce new plans whereby Private Landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants at short notice and without good reason. The news comes just weeks before the Tenant Fees Act takes effect on 1st June which bans unfair letting fees and caps tenancy deposits at 5 weeks rent.
The truth is everybody needs a Will, whether you are married with a family, single with no children, young or old, yet around 60% of adults in the UK do not have one. If you die without leaving a Will, your Estate will be divided according to the law which might not always be the way you want. Making a Will puts you in control of what happens following your death.