Lasting Power of Attorney

Numbers registering more than trebles in five years

More than two million Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) registrations will have been filed by the end of 2016, with the number of appointments more than trebling between 2010 and 2015. Read more

Estate planning

Passing your assets on to the beneficiaries that you choose to receive them

Protecting your estate is ultimately about securing more of your wealth for your loved ones and planning for what will happen after your death to make the lives of your loved ones much easier. Read more

Estate matters

New main residence transferable nil-rate band

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is payable by some people that, for the most part, could have avoided it. If you want your estate to go to your loved ones with the minimum amount of IHT payable, you should obtain professional advice. There are currently a number of generous reliefs relating to IHT. Indeed, if the correct planning is started early enough, it may be possible to avoid IHT altogether. Read more