A significant number of legal professionals have criticised the probate service after research revealed that some bereaved families are waiting up to 17 weeks to close an estate.
The National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) will increase again in April 2021, it has been confirmed.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has updated its guidance on late furlough claims, clarifying what is meant by a ‘reasonable excuse’ for submission after the deadline.
The property market has shown significant signs of rebounding with the stamp duty holiday deadline looming, according to the latest research.
HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has this month published an overview of how the department plans to reduce the probate backlog and ensure bereaved families can close estates as soon as possible.