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Our recent research paper, ‘Wealth Transfer in the UK: the continuing story of the inheritance’, provides new insights into an area of growing importance to the UK economy – intergenerational wealth transfers. It follows on from our first Inheritance Economy research paper, ‘Passing on the Pounds’, which identified that £5.5 trillion will pass between generations within the next 30 years. This amount of inheritance is unprecedented and raises both opportunities and threats for the financial services industry.
Both probate and estate administration are associated with handling an individual’s estate after they’ve died but they are defined differently and often misunderstood. When it comes to probate, it’s a widely used term but there’s a lot of confusion about what it means and what is included in the probate process. On the other hand, estate administration is much less commonly known and referred to, even though the term more accurately describes the process of dealing with a deceased person’s estate.
GDPR is certainly an important topic of conversation which shouldn’t be ignored. The new data regulations could result in tougher fines so now’s the time to get to grips with the GDPR. This blog post covers what it is, how it differs from the Data Protection Act, why you should pay attention and the first steps you can take towards being compliant.
Planning for the future means looking after your loved ones after you’ve gone and ensuring they get the full benefit of your legacy. The UK’s older generation has seen their wealth grow by 45%* in the last decade, resulting in more money being passed on as inheritance to the younger generation than ever before.
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The impending increase in probate fees were thrown into doubt earlier this week after they were branded ‘unlawful’ by the parliamentary committee on statutory instruments.
Three animal charities have won a case at the Supreme Court against a women cut out of her mother’s £500,000 Will.