The previous articles written by Jayne Knights, Benefits Expert, have been so well received we just had to have her back to discuss pension credit and additional benefits for older people. In part two of this two-part blog Jayne discusses additional benefits available to older people. Over to Jayne… In my previous blog, I discussed
The previous articles written by Jayne Knights, Benefits Expert, have been so well received we just had to have her back to discuss pension credit and additional benefits for older people. Over to Jayne… The political rollercoaster of the past few months has affected everything in the benefits world, and the recent appointment of Damian
A major concern for many people and their families is the potentially high cost of care. With weekly care fees reaching £1,000 in some areas, it is understandable that people worry about this issue. The reason for someone needing care will establish how these services are provided and, quite importantly, who pays. If a person
Question: I’ve heard there will be some changes to how much Inheritance Tax is payable next year, is this true and will I need to review my Will? Answer: A lot of people have heard about the proposed changes to Inheritance Tax (IHT) next year and, depending on your circumstances and the provisions of your
We realise that talking about the plans you’re considering putting in place when you die isn’t the easiest conversation to have and many people choose to avoid the subject altogether. We would always recommend that you communicate any plans you have put in place with your family and friends to ensure your wishes are met.