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Two in three parents fear hard-earned inheritance could be leveraged in children’s divorce settlement

Almost two in three parents are hesitant about handing over their hard-earned wealth to married children with fears that it may be handed over to spouses on divorce, a study has revealed.

The key reasons why newlyweds should write a new Will

Contrary to popular opinion, the act of marriage/civil partnership automatically revokes an existing will unless you include a special clause in the original will stating that the Will is not be revoked.

Coronavirus loan scheme expanded to more businesses

The list of small businesses that can apply for assistance under the Government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) was significantly expanded on the 30th July 2020 to include all firms “in difficulty”.

Foreign direct investment surges ahead of the end of the Brexit transitional period

A surge of foreign direct investment in the UK (defined as an investment in the form of a controlling ownership in a business in one country by an entity based in another country) resulted in the launch of 1,853 new projects in the 2019/20 tax year, it has been revealed.

Ministry of Justice set to announce legalisation of virtually witnessed Wills

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is set to announce the legalisation of Wills witnessed via video calls, through video platforms such as Zoom, Skype and Microsoft Teams.