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Eastbourne Lifestyle Show 2016

Life Planning Solutions was again an exhibitor at the Eastbourne Lifestyle Show 2016. We had a very successful show again giving advice on Wills, Lasting Power of Attorneys and Pre-Paid Funeral Plans.  Thank you to all the visitors to our stand.   It was also great to see … Continue reading

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Business owners Lasting Power of Attorney

    We take out car insurance, home insurance and critical illness policies, all to cover events we hope will not happen, but which we would like to have covered “just in case”. Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are another … Continue reading

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How Important is a Lasting Power of Attorney!

    Current figures show just fewer than one million LPAs have been taken out in England and Wales since 2012, although there are around 1.5 million people aged over 85 and around 5 million aged over 75. Meanwhile, some … Continue reading

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Summer Budget – Inheritance tax threshold increased from 2017.

The chancellor announced in the Summer Budget that the inheritance tax threshold shall be increased from 2017, allowing £1 million homes to be passed down to children after death to be free of tax. However looking in more detail it … Continue reading

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Eastbourne over 50s Lifestyle Show 2015

  Life Planning Solutions was an exhibitor at the Eastbourne over 50s Lifestyle Show at the Winter Gardens. We advised on and promoted Lasting Power of Attorneys (LPAs) Wills and Golden Leaves Funeral Plans. The show was a fantastic opportunity for the public … Continue reading

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ISA tax allowance can now pass on to your spouse or civil partner.

George Osborne announced in the Autumn Statement that the owner of an ISA can now pass on the tax allowance to their spouse or civil partner. This new legislation has been enforced as of 3rd December 2014, but allowances will … Continue reading

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How changes to the Intestacy rules from 1st October 2014 affect you.

  The laws dividing your assets if you don’t have a will change radically on 1 October 2014 – but common-law partners still get nothing. The rules are staying the same: co-habitees get nothing, unless there is a will. The … Continue reading

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Lasting Power of Attorney

A Lasting Power of Attorney is an extremely useful legal document to supplement your Will, and it is usually seen as one of the final pieces in the process of planning and protecting your estate. Whilst a Will describes what … Continue reading

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