Over 50’s return to work for increased income and to remain mentally active

As many as three million over 50’s could have returned to work after being previously retired according to a survey completed by Legal & General. The research surveyed 3000 individuals and identified rising living costs

Legal technology company Estatesearch is raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society, aiming to complete a charity challenge walk of five million steps in six weeks, which is the distance between Estatesearch’s Newmarket, Burgess Hill and

Labour say their ‘mandate for change’ will see a raft of new legislation introduced designed to prioritise growth in the King’s Speech at the official State Opening of Parliament on Wednesday 17th July. The speech

The Legal Software Suppliers Association (LSSA) has expanded its membership and welcomes London-based LawNeeds into its growing group of legal technology providers. LawNeeds describes itself as helping provide legal services ‘on the go’ with a

Cheshire based Bell Lamb & Joynson have announced the promotions of two new equity partners who have ‘made significant contributions to the firm’s success and will now play pivotal roles in shaping its future.’ Private

The deadline to enter the British Wills and Probate Awards 2024, sponsored by CTT Group, is today (Friday 5th July) at midnight. There is a further week’s grace to enable to finalise their submissions before

Today's Wills and Probate Podcast

Regulation, collaboration and the response to the Competition and Markets Authority review of will writing services all form part of the latest Today’s Wills and Probate Podcast. Host David Opie is joined by Antony Brinkman;

The debate around the terminology used to describe unregulated will writers has been reignited by an article published on Today’s Wills and Probate in which a solicitor suggests consumers who have their will written by

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A legacy search service designed to ‘streamline the coordination required between charities, executors and financial institutions where legacies are divided between a number of organisations’ has been launched by a Norfolk-based inheritance recovery business. Perane

Provira, A specialist probate lender has signalled its plans for future growth having secured an additional £25m new funding facility. Provira Limited, a Suffolk-based firm providing loans to executors of estates to pay Inheritance Tax

The deadlines for entry and final submission to the British Wills and Probate Awards are just one and two weeks away respectively. Entry deadline is Friday 5th July with final submissions due by midnight on

Today's Wills and Probate Podcast

The five most expensive words in the English language – “it’s a matter of principle.” Because principles cost money. And this increasingly plays out across contentious private client matters, in inheritance and probate disputes. Joining

Consultant-style law firm Setfords are one of just 25 companies globally to achieve double gold accreditations as part of its Investors in People assessment; and the only law firm to have achieved the landmark. Investors

Genealogy business Finders International has been sold to private equity firm Pelican Capital in an undisclosed deal. The sale will see Managing Director Danny Curran step away from the business he founded 27 years ago,

The Institute of Legacy Management (ILM), a membership and training body for those working in legacy teams across the charity sector, says it is ‘reassured’ by the response to a recent sentiment survey of probate

Two ‘rugby chums’ who grew their will writing and financial services business into a multidisciplinary adviser support network are handing over the reins after over 20 years. Countrywide Tax and Trust Corporation was set up

A pilot scheme launched to provide law firms with a better understanding of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and demonstrate compliance with its obligations has seen the first firms certified. The Legal Services Operational Privacy

Firms wishing to enter The British Wills and Probate Awards, sponsored by CTT Group, have until midnight tonight (Friday 24th May) to take advantage of the Early Bird entry price of £129 +VAT. From tomorrow

Today's Wills and Probate Podcast

People who were born between 1946 and 1964, the so called Baby Boomer Generation, is a cohort of 16.8 million people; and due to favourable financial conditions in that time are the wealthiest generation in

Early bird entry for the upcoming British Wills and Probate Awards, sponsored by CTT Group, is coming up 1 week from today on 24th May 2024. The cost of entering the awards is £129 +VAT