Factsheets

I haven’t got a Will

April 25, 2019

Your Will is your last chance to exercise control over your affairs and to change people’s lives so it is very important! With no Will, you have no say over who gets what and when – on your death, the law will pass some (but not all) joint assets to the co-owner then divide what…

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The Minority Shareholder Trap

April 18, 2019

You and your three friends start up a business. It takes off and, on the advice of your accountant, the four of you form a limited company. Each of you has 25% of the shares. You are a minority shareholder, but that doesn’t both you. Why should it? The business has grown and is now…

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I’m ok, I’ve got a Will

April 18, 2019

Congratulations, that puts you ahead of most people, but when did you last look at it, what has changed since you made it, do you know where it is, does anyone else, and who wrote it for you? A Will should be a work in progress – whenever there is a significant change in your…

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Tell me about Lasting Powers of Attorney

April 18, 2019

A Lasting Power of Attorney allows you to appoint one or (if you are sensible) more people – your attorneys – to make decisions for you if, at any point, you cannot make a particular decision for yourself, perhaps because you are confused, or ill, or have had an accident. What sort of decisions? LPAs…

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