Question: My brother has recently received around £60,000 compensation for injuries he suffered in an accident five years ago. We aren’t sure how to manage this and are also worried it will affect his means-tested benefits as he has not been able to work since the accident? Answer: Thank you for your question, this is
The ‘Life in our bubble’ blog series gives a parents view of life with a disabled child: I am pleased to report that generally things are going well with The Move and our darling daughter is settling well in her new home. We call it her “other home” when we speak to her about it.
So has the promised Conservative Party pledge in 2007 to make family homes, worth up to £1m, exempt from Inheritance Tax (IHT) come into fruition or was it simply a manifesto ploy to win votes? The answer to this question isn’t straight-forward and there has been some movement on this pledge. After forming a
Last week we introduced you to our guest bloggers Loretta and Julie from Home and Company, where in their first blog post the explored the options available to you for care in your own home. This week Loretta and Julie talk about options for care outside the home. On the move Staying at home is not
In the second of our blog series we discuss the implications of avoiding paying your future care fees. We regularly hear our clients and friends saying that they want to protect their children’s inheritance and don’t want to be forced into selling their house to pay for care, if they do need to go into a