Employment law is notoriously complicated, but there are some basics which apply to all employees on health and safety, wages, contracts, dismissals and redundancies which it's helpful to know.
Making a will is a vital part of your inheritance planning, helping to ensure that your assets will be passed on to the right people.
Inheritance tax and family trusts
IHT is chargeable on your estate if it exceeds the nil rate threshold. Planning can substantially reduce the amount of tax that will be payable.
Lasting power of attorney
A lasting power of attorney gives someone else the power to make certain decisions on your behalf, typically if you are no longer able to do so.
Family bereavement can be not only sad but difficult. You may need to register a death and make funeral arrangements, and may face financial strain.
Claiming an inheritance
Difficult and upsetting inheritance problems can arise if you aren't receiving your fair share, or if the executors of a will aren’t acting properly.