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Cyprus Wills Trust

Tales from a Will writer

As a member of the UK Institute of Professional Will Writers as well as being a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, I am told some remarkable human stories, in confidence of course. It’s a…

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Funeral Costs

Funeral Costs Increased By 3.4% Last Year

The average funeral costs have increased by 3.4% to £4,417 since last year.  The increase is forcing a lot more grieving families into financial difficulties according to the latest ‘Cost of Dying’ Report by SunLife.  12.5% of all families faced the unenviable prospect of…

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Dying Without A Will

Dying without a Will changes in law

Dying without a Will Law change. The Lord Chancellor has announced an increase of the statutory legacy figure from £250,000 to £270,000. Which comes into force on 6th February 2020. This means that spouses or civil partners with children will…

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Last Will

Lost Wills

Lloyds Banking Group failed to return the Wills of thousands of deceased customers to their families, leading hundreds of them to distribute assets to the wrong people. The company discovered this year that it had about 9,000 Wills of deceased…

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Cyprus Wills

Save 10% IHT

Reduced rate of inheritance tax where 10% of estate left to charity Cutting your Inheritance Tax bill Leaving a part or your entire estate to charity can reduce, and in some situations, eliminate the Inheritance Tax liability. If you leave…

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UK Trusts

Forced home sales

1,750 Homes Per Month Sold To Fund Social Care On average, 1,760 older homeowners per month or 406 older homeowners every week are being forced to sell their homes to fund their social care costs. According to new research by…

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