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Report reveals worst roads in Britain for road traffic accidents

Official statistics expose rural roads as the deadliest in the country.

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UK Attitudes to Wills: Survey Report

Most people in the UK do not have a will, according to a poll from Percy Hughes & Roberts Solicitors. See the full findings of the survey here.

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Percy Hughes & Roberts Recruit New Head of Employment

Sarah Simcott has joined PHR to bolster the firm’s employment law offering.

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COVID-19 sparks increase in will writing

The coronavirus outbreak has prompted many to get their affairs in order by updating their will.

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Start of 2020 sees UK housing boom

Activity in the UK housing market picked up at the start of year, leading to a £2,500 jump in asking prices.

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Amazon working conditions criticised after flurry of workplace accidents

Amazon’s UK fulfilment centres were visited by ambulances once every two days in 2018 after workplace accidents.

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Charities to receive extra £650m from gifts in Wills over next five years

New figures from the ONS show that life expectancy increases will slow over the next five years, meaning an uplift in legacy income for charities.

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Proposed probate fee increase scrapped

Controversial changes to the probate fee which were due to come into place next year have been scrapped.

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The number of charities receiving gifts in wills is increasing

Recent research has shown that the number of gifts being left to charities in by people in their wills has jumped by 53 percent year-on-year.

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Probate delays continue as relatives still face long waits

Technical glitches and a surge of probate applications have left the Government service with a backlog of probate applications, causing a frustrating delay for the families of people who have recently died.

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