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Family Wealth

Five tips to reduce your estate’s inheritance tax bill - 6 July 2017

Recent statistics show that HMRC collected £5.1 billion in inheritance tax (IHT) in the period from June 2016 to May …

Inheritance tax planning for individuals without children - 1 June 2017

When we think about inheritance tax (IHT) planning it is often in the context of parents  passing on family assets …

The inheritance tax residence nil rate band is now in force - 6 April 2017

The inheritance tax residence nil rate band (RNRB) comes into force today. We look at what you need to know …

Lasting powers of attorney: top ten tips - 28 March 2017

Lasting powers of attorney are often associated with elderly people, but in fact everyone should consider making a property and …

Inheritance Act claims by adult children - 16 March 2017

The Supreme Court has delivered its judgment in the case of Ilott v The Blue Cross & Others, a case …

Probate fees increase: another death tax? - 7 March 2017

When the government consulted on possible increases to probate court fees last year there was widespread opposition from the solicitors’ …

Five new year resolutions to protect your family wealth - 5 January 2017

Clarke Willmott’s private capital team suggests some strategic resolutions that will help protect your family and its wealth in 2017: …

Poldark: a question of trust - 17 November 2016

Many viewers were sad to see the end of the second series of Poldark which finished recently. This entertaining drama …