As the Saville and Weinstein scandals have so starkly highlighted, certain conduct which may have been considered acceptable at one stage is rightly no longer being tolerated.
Many people like to make a gift of assets in their lifetime whether that be to help people in need, as a means of Inheritance Tax planning or out of pure generosity! To start or continue such a pattern of gifting where a person has lost mental capacity can prove difficult.
The summer 2018 heatwave appears to have come to an end for now but with reports that this type of summer heat might become the norm for much of the UK, how prepared are businesses to cope with the change?
The hot weather and sunshine have been great for barbecues, beer gardens and the al fresco lif
The Inheritance Tax treatment of furnished holiday lets has been a thorny issue for many years with Executors of estates and HMRC disagreeing over the correct interpretation and tax treatment in estates of people who die owning such properties.
The Office of Tax Simplification has recently published a report, which has been endorsed by the Law Society calling for a shake up of the current inheritance tax regime. The current rules surrounding inheritance tax are complex and ever changing.
In the unfortunate event of somebody losing their mental capacity there needs to be somebody to step into that person’s shoes to look after their financial affairs.
Jacksons Law Firm has taken client care to the next level by encouraging its entire staff, from apprentices to the senior management team, through a qualification in customer service.
Jacksons Law Firm has raised almost £5,000 for charity this year after taking part in a will-writing campaign which asks solicitors to write wills for local people, and instead of clients paying a fee, they ask only for a voluntary donation to a charity.
Richmond v Selecta Systems Ltd  EWHC 1446 (Ch)
Mr Richmond was managed out of Selecta, the Defendant Company. Mr Richmond claimed that both parties had entered into a severance agreement; Selecta denied that.
Almost 99% of people in the North East leave important health and welfare decisions to chance
By 2025, more than 13 million people who are at risk of mental incapacity will not be prepared
68% would like a family member to make medical and care decisions on their behalf, in the event of mental inca
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