Safeguarding is vital when appointing others to act

Have you considered who would manage your affairs and make decisions, if you have an illness or accident that leaves you incapable of looking after things yourself? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) enables you to appoint som...

Your Will - is it up to you or EU?

Having assets in the EU (aside from the UK) can have a dramatic effect on your Will following your death, and if you have not taken the correct advice when you made your Will, your assets may not end up going to the people th...

Christmas gifts that keep on giving

Christmas shopping usually means a visit to the high street or browsing online retailers, but the season of giving can be a good time to make sure you’re maximising your opportunities for inheritance tax reliefs, whether to f...

Selfie shots signal end to informal financial management

International payment processor Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate biometric security that will use selfies, fingerprints or voice records to approve purchases in the drive against fraud.In the first six...