If you have a drawdown pension in place it is important that you also set up a Lasting Power of Attorney. As a drawdown pension requires ongoing management to maximise your returns, you should consider what will happen if an illness or accident means you can no longer manage your own affairs. By making a…...



How a Lasting Power of Attorney helps you prepare for the future

It was recently reported that the UK is heading for a dementia crisis, with millions failing to prepare for losing...



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LPA Advice: What to consider when selling a house as an attorney

Being appointed as an attorney is an important role and one task you may have to undertake is to sell...



Reported rise in LPA misuse complaints: Is there cause for concern?

Earlier in the month it was reported that complaints into Lasting Power of Attorney misuse had risen by 45%. Does this...



Digital LPAs: leaving the elderly at risk?

Last year, the Financial Conduct Authority suggested that Lasting Powers of Attorney should be granted online. Some commentators have reacted to...



Codicil Vs New Will: What’s the best option?

You've made your Will ' great! But as we all know, life changes and there are circumstances where it is...