IHT receipts £0.4 billion higher than same period previous year

HM Revenue and Customs revealed that inheritance tax (IHT) receipts for April to December 2023 were £5.7 billion, which is £0.4 billion higher than in the same period the previous year. The increase of 7.5% means the Treasury is on course to take record receipts of about £7.6billion from IHT in the 2023/24 tax year, […]

The Association of Lifetime Lawyers is the new name for SFE

SFE has made the move to become The Association of Lifetime Lawyers to futureproof the organisation and better reflect the broad range of clients that benefit from its members’ expertise. Since 1996 the membership organisation has acted as a professional “home’ for UK lawyers who advise older people and those in vulnerable circumstances. Lakshmi Turner, […]

Probate delays causing bereaved stress and financial loss, says CILEX

Severe delays that currently see clients being advised that probate will take at least nine months, will not improve without adequate resources, says CILEX (the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives). The waiting time for probate almost doubled from April 2022 to April 2023, with CILEX members reporting a negative impact on their bereaved clients, with […]

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