Britons who may be interested in setting up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) are being advised to tread carefully and seek specialist advice from a solicitor, as hasty or ill-advised decisions can have a “devastating” impact on family relationships.
Thousands of UK start-ups are operating illegally by failing to take on employers’ liability (EL) insurance, a new study has revealed.
Taxi company Addison Lee has lost a recent worker status challenge, after an Employment Tribunal found that one of its cycle couriers should have been classed as a worker as opposed to an independent contractor.
Imminent new rules in relation to so-called mortgage ‘stress tests’ will be phased in between now and October 2017, and could make it more difficult for buy-to-let landlords with large portfolios to access new mortgages.
A new survey suggests that a worrying number of Britons are ignoring Inheritance Tax (IHT) and have not taken any measures to determine or mitigate their potential liability, despite news that 45,000 UK households were hit with IHT bills in 2016/17.