View more on these topics

Will experts set up network to aid public on IHT

Will planning experts have joined forces to set up a network to provide help to consumers hit by inheritance tax payments.

Legal Services Network will operate in seven regions across the UK offering advice on how to eradicate or minimise IHT liability for beneficiaries.

Network members are all qualified with the Standard of Institute of Professional Will Writers and LSN says the service combines the financial planning expertise of an adv-iser with the capability and legal knowledge of a solicitor.

It is hoping to target consumers who have not made a will or initiated estate planning.

LSN managing director Bill Stewart says: “We are passionate about making sure that hard-earned wealth passes in the appropriate manner upon death. All too often, families are forced to hand over a high proportion of an estate to the Chancellor because they did not get the right advice about inheritance tax and wills.

“The network has structured itself strategically, with offices throughout the key regions of the country to ensure that our services are accessible, regardless of where people live in the UK.”

Recommended

Performing zeal

In the latest Adviser Fund Index mid-season questionnaire, the responses given by the panellists varied widely to the two questions posed – which fund across your entire AFI recommendations since November 1, 2004, has performed the best compared with your expectations and which has performed worst?Artemis European growth and Invesco Perpetual income were the only […]

Euro call for cash scheme to help Equitable victims

The Government must devise and implement a scheme to compensate policyholders affected by the collapse of Equitable Life, says a damning European Parliamentary committee draft report.As revealed in last week’s Money Marketing, the committee finds the Government guilty of severe regulatory failings which contributed to Equitable’s near collapse.The report accuses the Government of a light-touch […]

Unfinished business?

Pension specialist Fiona Tait gives an update on three big announcements from the 2016 Budget – Pensions Advice Allowance (PAA), the Lifetime ISA (LISA) and the pension dashboard. £500 Pensions Advice Allowance What’s new Under current rules it is possible to deduct an adviser charge from a defined contribution pension fund to pay for financial […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com