UK dining experiences to feed your intrigue

Food is one of the greatest and most diverse pleasures that life has to offer – it can be simple, complex or anything in between. But a dining experience is another thing entirely. And there’s a whole range of different dining experiences available across the UK. Dine on the water If the gentle lap of…

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What is the open banking revolution?

Over a year and a half ago, a digital revolution introduced a new way for people to handle their money: open banking. All of a sudden at the touch of a button, you could compare household bills, control direct debts and track payments across each of your bank accounts. Consumers can now provide their consent…

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Gift With Reservation of Benefit

Figures from HMRC indicate that in the last two tax years £261 million of gifted assets came back into the IHT net because of a gift with reservation of benefit. The above statistic is from Freedom of Information requests made by the Daily Telegraph and published in an article in November last year.  The article…

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Cost of Dying to Increase

The government is to press ahead with plans to substantially increase the cost to bereaved families of settling the estates of deceased relatives. The plans will see some estates pay almost £6,000 more, but for estates worth less than £50,000, there will be no fees to pay at all. In England and Wales, probate fees,…

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You and a Local Authority Care Assessment

If you need help with everyday tasks, your local authority has a legal duty to carry out a care assessment to find out what help you need. Many people are put off by the idea of an assessment, but it’s not something you should worry about. A care needs assessment is simply a straightforward way…

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