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Oct. 13, 2016
Propriety Estoppel in agricultural probate (probate of a farm)

Propriety Estoppel in agricultural probate (probate of a farm)

Propriety Estoppel in agricultural probate (probate of a farm) There are some very strict rules to adhere to when dealing with land following the death of a loved one. The transfer of land is subject to rigorous rules pursuant to the Law of Property Act 1925, and transfers not conducted in line with these are […]

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Oct. 12, 2016
Finance Act 2016: Probate, inheritance and trusts

Finance Act 2016: Probate, inheritance and trusts

Finance Act 2016: information relating to probate, inheritance and trusts The Finance Bill 2016 received Royal Assent on 15 September 2016, thereby becoming an Act of Parliament (law). The Bill contains changes to probate law and inheritance tax and the new measures will apply from April 2017. What changes have been made to Inheritance Tax? […]

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Nov. 26, 2015
Banks Raise Limits on Cash Withdrawals for Executors

Banks Raise Limits on Cash Withdrawals for Executors

Banks Raise Limits on Cash Withdrawals for Executors Banks raise limits on how much cash can be released without grant of probate. Some of Britain’s largest banks are raising the limit on the amount of money they will release from deceased customers’ accounts to their relatives without the need for the grant of probate. When […]

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Mar. 20, 2015
CRAG to Be Replaced with New Care Act 2014 Guidance

CRAG to Be Replaced with New Care Act 2014 Guidance

CRAG to Be Replaced with New Care Act 2014 Guidance The Department of Health CRAG (Charging for Residential Accommodation Guidance) which provides advice on the pre-Care Act 2014 rules will be replaced with new statutory guidance under the Care Act 2014 starting on 1 April 2015 called the Care and Support Statutory Guidance (CSSG). This […]

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Feb. 5, 2015
The EU Succession Regulation

The EU Succession Regulation

The EU Succession Regulation (Regulation (EU) No.650/2012). Cross border conflicts between the principles of movement in the EU and complicated and expensive succession issues to which this can cause, stems from the historic entirely different succession laws that apply in the EU. In a single swipe the Succession Regulation is used to fix the problem. […]

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Jan. 21, 2015
Finance Bill 2015

Finance Bill 2015

Finance Bill 2015 – transfer of ISA allowance to surviving spouse On 20 January 2015, HMRC published the draft Individual Savings Account (Amendment) Regulations 2015 to implement changes to the rules governing ISAs. The draft regulations provide that the surviving spouse or civil partner of an ISA account holder who dies on or after 3 […]

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Jan. 18, 2015
A Great Start to the Year

A Great Start to the Year

We are currently sponsoring Jump Jockey, Kevin Jones. Kastani Beach I have been fairly quiet since Christmas and the New Year with only a handful of rides. Most recently Kastani Beach who put his best foot forward in the very testing conditions at Plumpton on Monday the 12th to get up in the closing stages […]

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Jan. 2, 2015
2015 – We would like to thank all

2015 – We would like to thank all

We would like to thank all of our clients for kindly sending us Christmas Cards this year; the surprise box of wine was well received.

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Dec. 24, 2014
Christmas Time

Christmas Time

We recently had our yard Christmas do, which was held at the Black Horse in Great Durnford. A fantastic pub with good food and drink, as well as a very good atmosphere. After the starter, Turkey and Christmas pudding I was very stuffed but there was still room for mince pies later on. Thanks boss! Paul our assistant trainer always has a speech prepared for these events and is a very good public speaker. Sometimes I think he is in the wrong job and should have been a stand-up comedian. -Kevin Jones

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Dec. 12, 2014
Onto a Winner

Onto a Winner

We all know about the London Buses. Wait an age for one then they all come at once! Well sometimes it seems to go that way with riding a winner. You can have dry spells but once you get one on the board others soon follow!

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