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Creating a Will with Dementia

Statistics indicate that there are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. A common misconception is that people who have been diagnosed with dementia are unable to make a…

Start-ups: Funding + Support

The South Wales start-up community is thriving but with limited working capital and a pressure to keep costs to a minimum, many start-ups are apprehensive about speaking with a lawyer. Many start-ups fail to understand how essential it is to…

How to Pay Less Inheritance Tax

UK Inheritance Tax Threshold Currently the tax-free Inheritance Tax allowance in the UK (which is sometimes called the ‘nil-rate band’) is £325,000. An additional residence nil-rate band of £125k can be claimed if a main residence is left to a…

Tribunal Claims Are on the Rise

The Ministry of Justice has published provisional tribunal statistics for October to December 2017.  Since the abolition of Employment Tribunal (ET) fees, single claims received have increased by 90% and multiple ET claims received have increased by 467%. Some 8,173…

Loosemores Sports Forum

We are pleased to announce details of our upcoming Sports Forum event, the first in an occasional series being planned by the sports team at Loosemores.  Our aim is to bring together our clients and other contacts in the sports…

Power of Attorney Refund Scheme

The Ministry of Justice has launched a scheme to refund those who have paid more than they should have for applying to register powers of attorney. Those who paid a registration fee for a lasting or enduring power of attorney…

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