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    More than 6 million couples in the UK cohabit, according to the Office for National Statistics – more than double the number 20 years ago. However, contrary to popular belief, a common-law spouse or partner carries no legal status in English law, meaning that the distribution of cohabitees’ assets can end in lengthy…

  Saturday 18th August was the busiest day of the year for weddings, yet marriage numbers are declining. Currently one in eight adults in England and Wales are cohabiting, a trend steadily increasing since 2002. Society is changing, but sadly the law lags behind. A recent survey showed as many as two in three cohabiting…

Ipswich based company, Universal Wealth Preservation (UWP), has for a number of years claimed to be able to protect homes and savings from care fees, the taxman and other threats, by setting up Wealth Preservation Trusts. Sadly for the many clients involved, UWP is now facing an investigation, and there are reports of several people…

    The so called ‘Death Tax’ rears it’s ugly head again as the subject of probate reform is being reviewed once more, after HUGE resistance last time around… See the following article from the Mirror to learn more about these proposed changes and what it could mean for you. Thousands of bereaved families face…

    In what is set to be the last Budget before Britain leaves the European Union, chancellor Philip Hammond agreed to a series of new spending increases, claiming that the era of austerity was nearing an end. Here’s a roundup of the Winners from the Budget and what it means for your money. Winners…

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