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Rachelle Nuttall
    • Rachelle Nuttall

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What to do when somebody passes away

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It is understandably a very emotional time when someone sadly passes away and you may feel like you have a million and one things to do. The first and most important thing to know is that there is no rush with any matters, you must take your time and...

Does my husband or wife automatically inherit my estate?

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If you pass away without a Will and are married or in a civil partnership, depending on the value of your assets you may be surprised to hear that your spouse may not receive all of your estate automatically. If you do not have a Will...

How to successfully pass on a family business in your Will

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Many people have had a lot of extra time on their hands as life has slowed down in recent months given the current pandemic. During March and June there was a significant increase in business start-ups, a website which assists in creating your own website...

Have you settled the inheritance tax liability correctly?

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In 2018/2019, over 22,000 estates were charged to inheritance tax. HMRC on average conducts 5,500 investigations into estates suggesting a quarter of all inheritance tax accounts submitted are subject to investigation. It is the...

The importance of Wills - including for the younger generation

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It has been reported recently in the media, following his sad death in April 2018 that the entire fortune which is estimated to be over £20 million pounds of the famous DJ and music producer Avicii (Tim Bergling) who was aged just 28 at his death...

Does GDPR give beneficiaries the right to be told they are named in a person's Will?

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We have all been inundated with emails over the past few months with regard to the introduction of GDPR on 25 th May 2018. This was introduced by the EU to improve the data rights of EU residents and to ensure that data protection law was equal...