Courses

  • February Online CPD 2018

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    February Online CPD 2018 This month’s CPD will focus on The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR for short) which is set to take affect from 25th May 2018. There will be no transitional period from the current Data Protection Act (DPA) into the GDPR. You must be prepared for GDPR from the start and failure to do […]

  • January Online CPD 2018

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    January Online CPD 2018 This month’s CPD will examine how a deed of variation can be used as an effective post death estate planning tool, its uses and why it might be advantageous to alter the distribution of an estate after death. In this paper we aim to provide practical knowledge to allow the will […]

  • December Online CPD 2017

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    December Online CPD 2017 Barring the exception of privileged and statutory wills, a will must comply with the requirements set out by section 9 of the Wills Act 1837 to be valid. This month’s CPD will cover these formalities in detail.  

  • November Online CPD 2017

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    November Online CPD 2017 Business Property Relief (BPR) is one of the most valuable tax reliefs available to business owners. This month’s CPD paper will offer an introduction to BPR and the requirements a business must meet to qualify for the relief.  

  • October Online CPD 2017

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    October Online CPD 2017 This month’s CPD paper will cover the legal meaning and operation of “abatement” and “ademption”. While these have been covered briefly in an earlier paper (Failure of Gifts) this paper will look at abatement and ademption in greater detail.  

  • September Online CPD 2017

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    September Online CPD 2017 In this month’s CPD we are going to ensure that you can clearly understand the rule of gifts with reservation of benefit and pre-owned assets tax. This article will allow you to be able to identify a number of points which will aid you in examining your client’s estates.  

  • August Online CPD 2017

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    August Online CPD 2017 Last month (13th July 2017) the Law Commission launched a consultation paper to tackle issues surrounding the law of Wills, chiefly aiming to bring Wills into the modern age. The Law Commission has highlighted the age of the current legislation as a root of the problem and suggested that the law […]

  • July Online CPD 2017

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    July Online CPD 2017 Anyone writing a Will who is a parent to children under the age of 18 (minor children) should consider including a clause in their Will to appoint guardians. This will provide them with the peace of mind that people they know and trust will take care of their children after their […]

  • June Online CPD 2017

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    Discretionary Will Trusts   Will based trusts are an important tool when it comes to estate planning, so understanding of the benefits of each trust and how they operate is key. This month’s CPD will focus on the uses, benefits and taxation of discretionary trusts as well as disabled discretionary trusts.

  • May Online CPD 2017

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    Welcome to the May online CPD for 2017.   In this month’s CPD we are going to look at a secret trusts and ensure that the student can identify and distinguish between the two different types of secret trusts. The paper will also ensure we understand the justification for enforcing the two types of secret […]

  • April Online CPD

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    Welcome to the April online CPD. This months CPD paper and quiz focuses on Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975. ‘This month’s CPD will detail the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975 “the 1975 Act”, who can make a claim under the Act, and what criteria the Courts will have regard to […]

  • March Online CPD

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    Welcome to the March online CPD. This month’s CPD will examine the many reasons why a gift made by Will may fail. This paper will look at the most common reasons for the failure of gifts, listed below, but practitioner’s should be aware that this list is non-exhaustive and gifts may fail for other reasons; […]

  • February Online CPD

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    Welcome to the February online CPD.   This months CPD paper and quiz focuses on a revisit to the RNRB. ‘On the 8 November 2016 HMRC released some much needed guidance on the upcoming Residential Nil Rate Band (RNRB) along with some case studies on how it will work in practice in a number of […]

  • January Online CPD

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    Welcome to the January online CPD. Happy New Year!   This months CPD paper and quiz focuses on the duty of care you have to your clients when preparing their Will.  If you have any thoughts or comments don’t hesitate to get in touch. There are 15 questions. You require 80% to pass. You have […]

  • December Online CPD

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    Welcome to the December online CPD.   This months CPD paper and quiz focuses on the Inheritance and Trustee Powers Act 2014. If you have any thoughts or comments don’t hesitate to get in touch. There are 15 questions. You require 80% to pass. You have one attempt at each question. Please click the CPD name […]