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Bare Trusts

Bare trusts are true to their name and just deal with “bare” essentials! The trustees hold the trust property on behalf of the beneficiary, it really is that simple. The beneficiary owns the beneficial interest in the property and they are entitled to the income it generates (if any) but they will not own the […]

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Shared Parental Leave

Shared parenting is now an option – Parents of babies due to be born or placed for adoption on or after 5th April this year now potentially have, if they are eligible, a new right to Shared Parental Leave which aims to give parents much more flexibility to decide how to split the 52 weeks […]

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School’s out, but generosity is in

To educate your child privately between the ages of five and 18 will cost you nearly £200,000 according to recent research.  If parents are left to face this bill alone, it’s hardly surprising that over a third have apparently considered taking their children out of private education merely because of the cost. As a grandparent, […]

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