News & Information

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

Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Simple, smart, anti money laundering compliance for you. Written by Trevor Worth, Council Member and Vice Chair.
Friday, 9 April 2021
Article on embracing the challenges those within Willwriting and Estate Planning sector face, especially during the pandemic and how we can go forward, in order to thrive within the industry and keep our businesses going. Written by Council Member, Sarah Williams.
Friday, 16 August 2019
Overwhelming opposition, fast tracked Governmental methods and an Order with loopholes; it issafe to say the draft Non-Contentious Probate (Fees) Order 2018 has been a consistent talking pointover the last eight months.Now, supposedly complete a...
Thursday, 6 June 2019
IPW Consumers are increasingly shopping around before choosing their legal service provider. The rise of technology and customer testimonials through review platforms like Trust Pilot have enabled consumers to research their potential provider a...
Thursday, 30 May 2019
IPW In recent weeks it has been revealed that over 1 million people over the age of 60 risk their estates entering the inheritance tax (IHT) liability threshold. According to a government forecast, one million additional estates are nearing...
Thursday, 23 May 2019
IPW Established members of professional organisations will already be aware of the innate benefits that can be enjoyed. Whilst many businesses may approach an organisation like the Institute of Professional Willwriters (IPW) or Institute of Scot...
Thursday, 16 May 2019
IPW A trusted Guardian, who took responsibility for her friends’ child following their untimely death, has been jailed for carelessly spending huge amounts of her ward’s inheritance. Melaney Watford, 39, made the selfless decisi...
Thursday, 9 May 2019
IPW Recent research has revealed that huge sections of UK retirees are feeling increasingly anxious concerning their later life once they stop working.According to research from Equity Release Supermarket, huge swathes of the population feel pes...