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5 ways to reduce your Inheritance tax bill this Christmas20th December 2017Christmas is a time for giving and there are several ways to make over cash or assets to someone as efficiently as possible when it comes to inheritance tax (IHT). IHT is only currently payable on any portion of your estate that is above a threshold of £325,000, and is charged at 40%, however this … Continue reading "5 ways to reduce your Inheritance tax bill this Christmas"
Legal Trainee? Do your TCPD in Dundee8th December 2017As per Law Society of Scotland requirements all Trainees are required to undertake a minimum of 60 hours CPD training over the two-year period of their training contract. Of these 60 hours, 40 must be specialised TCPD taken with an authorised provider. This is often easier said than done! Attending authorised TCPD events can be … Continue reading "Legal Trainee? Do your TCPD in Dundee"
Declare your views on receiving life-prolonging medical treatment before it’s too late8th December 2017Living Wills are not yet legally binding in Scotland, however a recent case in England shows that medical staff are putting greater emphasis on respecting the wishes of patients. A Living Will, also known as an Advance Directive, is a document that allows you to declare your views on receiving life-prolonging medical treatment should you … Continue reading "Declare your views on receiving life-prolonging medical treatment before it’s too late"