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Stop worrying about your financial future

In the hustle and bustle of a successful career, managing a family, and enjoying the fruits of your labour, it's easy to overlook the crucial aspect of financial planning for the future. […]

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Financial Fitness: A New Year's Resolution for Your Wallet

As the New Year unfolds, many of us are inspired to embark on a journey of self-improvement. However, there's another aspect of our lives that deserves equal attention - our financial health. […]

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Navigating the waters of Capital Gains Tax

Capital gains tax (CGT) is a financial topic that often leaves individuals scratching their heads, especially when it comes to navigating the intricate landscape of tax regulations. […]

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The Importance of Creating a Will in Your 20s and 30s

Life in your 20s and 30s is often marked by adventure, self-discovery, and the pursuit of dreams. With so much to look forward to, the thought of creating a Will may not be high on your list of priorities. […]

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Wills, Trusts and Inheritance Tax Planning

In a previous post we looked at some of the trusts that can potentially be used for Inheritance Tax (IHT) planning, in this blog we discuss a number of further options that could potentially be used when planning your affairs. […]

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What is Inheritance Tax & Who Pays it?

In recent months there has been speculation that the government may completely abolish IHT prior to the next general election. However, this would result in a £7 billion impact on the exchequer while affecting very few people. […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Discretionary Trusts

A discretionary trust is a type of legal arrangement where you can transfer assets or property to a trustee, who holds and manages those assets for the benefit of a group of beneficiaries. […]

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The Importance of Including Funeral Arrangements in Your Will

You can now create a funeral that is totally unique, from humanist options and woodland burials to painted coffins and congregation free cremations there are a huge number of preferences for personalising your funeral. […]

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Nurturing your legacy: creating a letter of wishes

When it comes to estate planning and passing on our wishes to loved ones, a letter of wishes stands as a powerful tool, providing guidance, clarity, and comfort. […]

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Contesting or disputing a Will

Contesting a Will can be a complex and lengthy legal process, and success in challenging a Will depends on the specific circumstances, the relevant laws, and the available evidence. […]

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Legal Guardians

Simple preparations to ensure your children are looked after should the worst happen. There is one aspect to making a Will that many people neglect, despite it arguably being more important than any other part of their legacy. […]

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When circumstances change, remember to change your Will

Reviewing your Will periodically ensures that it accurately reflects your wishes and any changes in your circumstances that impact your legacy. […]

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Lasting Powers of Attorney

They give you the peace of mind that should anything happen to you where you lose mental capacity and can no longer make decisions for yourself, that someone you know and trust will have the authority to make these decisions for you. […]

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What to Consider when Naming your Executors

The role of the Executor/s is incredibly important carrying with it both a legal responsibility and though not always talked about, a moral responsibility too. […]

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Deeds of Variation: the little know way of legally redistributing your inheritance

Many people don't realise that after the death of a loved one there is a legal process which allows them to redistribute all or some of the assets left to them in a Will. […]

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What is a codicil and why would I need one?

A codicil is a legal document that is used to make minor changes or additions to an existing will. […]

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Changing the way you own your house

Making sure you have the right kind of ownership structure can protect you from having to sell your home to pay for care home fees. […]

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Why you need a new Will when you remarry

Surprisingly many people do not realise that when they get remarried their existing Will is cancelled. […]

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When is the best time to make a Will?

We recommend that you write or alter your Will when you have a major life event. By that we mean when you do something that changes the value of the assets you own. […]

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When someone dies, explaining Probate

The process of dealing with the assets of someone who has died can be very time consuming and when you are grieving emotionally draining. […]

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Why you need a professional to apply for a Lasting Power of Attorney

Why you need a professional to apply for a Lasting Power of Attorney […]

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Why do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney?

If there ever comes a time where you’re unable to make decisions for yourself, with the onset of dementia for example, having a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) will ensure there is someone you trust who is legally allowed to make import […]

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Welcome to Savigny Consulting Ltd

Welcome to Savigny Consulting Ltd's brand new website. Learn about our will writing services and how we can help make the process easier and less overwhelming. […]

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