Recently published guidance aimed at family and friends of loved ones who are unable to express their wishes regarding the decision to provide clinically-assisted nutrition and hydration in the context of end of life care highlights the potential role of the person's views posted on social media.
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The Scottish Law Commission has published a revised version of the Trusts (Scotland) Bill. The proposed Bill will be brought before the Scottish Parliament for consideration although it may be some time before the Bill is considered due to the current busy Parliamentary timetable.
In the recent Budget, a small but significant change has been made to the inheritance tax relief that applies to passing on the family home. This change may require you to consider the current drafting of your Will. Here's what you need to know.
The Chancellor has requested a review of the current Inheritance Tax (IHT) rules to identify ways to make declaring and paying IHT "as smooth as possible". What could this mean for IHT limits?