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News & Information

Below are a list of our most recent news items and information posts.  

Wednesday, 10 July 2024
Zoopla's latest House Price Index reveals UK house prices are projected to rise by 1.5% by the end of 2024, showing resilience despite economic challenges. This positive trend is supported by steady income growth, offsetting higher mortgage rates and maintaining strong buyer demand.
Wednesday, 10 July 2024
AI is transforming the legal profession by automating tasks such as document review, legal research, and contract analysis, improving efficiency and accuracy. Despite these advancements, AI is not expected to replace lawyers completely due to its limitations in human judgment, client relations, and ethical considerations, positioning AI as an augmentation tool rather than a replacement in the legal field.
Wednesday, 5 June 2024
Learn about intestacy and the crucial role of wills in estate planning. Discover how the rules of intestacy dictate inheritance, why making a will is essential, and steps to locate a will if one exists.
Friday, 8 September 2023
Financial abuse is a growing concern, but it's not always perpetrated by strangers. Contrary to popular belief, a significant portion of financial abuse occurs within families.
Thursday, 31 August 2023
In a recent press release, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has reported a significant decline in UK house prices, marking the most substantial drop since the financial crisis of 2008. We at the IPW recommend our clients regularly review their Estate Planning requirements to make sure they are still relevant to their situation and intentions.
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
How Soon Should You Apply For Probate After Someone Dies? Provided By Sue Ioannou, Chair & Head of Training.
Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Do I need a business Lasting Power of Attorney?
Wednesday, 3 November 2021
Do I need a Living Will as well as a Lasting Power of Attorney? Provided by Sue Ioannou, Chair & Head of Training.
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Inheritance Tax is a complex area, but it is often possible to legitimately reduce the amount of Inheritance Tax that will be due. Provided by Sue Ioannou, Chair & Head of Training.
Thursday, 21 October 2021
After someone dies, their executor or administrator will be responsible for finalising their financial affairs. Provided by Sue Ioannou, Chair & Head of Training.