Can your Will be ignored?

30/07/2015
Can your Will be ignored?

Often much is made of the fact that under English Law, provided you are over the age of 18 and have full mental capacity, you are free to leave your estate to whoever you wish in your Will. This general rule has been subject to the provisions of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants)…

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New Dividend Tax in Budget

08/07/2015
New Dividend Tax in Budget

On 8 July the Chancellor delivered the first Conservative Budget for 19 years. The news commentary is likely to focus on the cuts in benefits. However for a large number of our clients who operate consultancy companies the biggest change will be the new rules on dividends. Currently dividends are effectively tax free if you…

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