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…...



Take 4: Top tips for estate planning

Planning for the future can seem like a daunting task. However, by spending a few moments investing in estate planning...



Why every business owner should consider making a Lasting Power of Attorney

Whether you are a sole trader, partner or director safeguarding your business against the unexpected is not only sensible but...



Rise in dementia results in a surge of Lasting Powers of Attorney registered

Last year research was released which revealed that dementia is now officially the biggest cause of death in England and...



Why inheritance tax changes are leaving thousands reviewing their will

As the new tax year was ushered in on 6th April 2018, so too was an additional £25,000 in inheritance...



How a solicitor can help you with Probate

At Future Planning Solutions we understand that dealing with the estate of a loved one who has passed away can...



GDPR and LPAs: why it’s more important than ever to get a power of attorney in place

A new data protection regulation (GDPR) is due to come into force on 25th May 2018. Whilst many commentators believe that...