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The Ten Key Tasks for an Executor

Before you agree to becoming an one, find out more about some of the key duties an executor is expected to carry out after a death.

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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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Six assets that are often forgotten about in a will

Many people believe they have accounted for everything they own in their will, only to find that sometimes some assets slip through the net.

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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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What are the consequences of dying without a will?

Research shows that two in three UK residents do not have a valid will. What would happen if they were to die without one?

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How equity release is impacting later-life planning

People in later life are unlocking the value of their property and turning it into a lump sum, but how does equity release affect the inheritance of your family?

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Will Writing for New Parents

Here is our advice for parents on planning for the future once they have children.

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The Danger of DIY Wills

DIY wills are on the rise, but they are potentially very dangerous for you and your estate.

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