The Society of Will Writers and its team are often interviewed by news and media organisations to help the consumer understand the importance of writing a Will and having it created by the right person or organisation. Today sees our Communications Manager Tom Stansfield’s recent interview with ProtectWealth.com understanding the importance of protecting your assets.…

Thinking of writing your own Will? Practical Considerations   The idea of writing your own Will, on first glance, looks like a good one. The idea of saving money, educating yourself a little and having a document which informs your executors about how you would like to have your estate distributed sounds great, right? You…

  Those entering the Will Writing industry with little or no experience are often shocked by the magnitude of work and liability they can be faced with when they take on clients. It’s not just a case of writing their Will or assisting with an LPA. As well as the mammoth task of preparing documents…

What is Discretionary Trust? Why would you use it? A common complaint we hear from members of the public is that they don’t understand the products and services they have been sold. It is important to note that we receive a large number of calls and not all are about SWW members. One of the…

The Society of Will Writers turns 23 this year! In April of 1994 five gentleman including the current Director General, Brian McMillan started a trade association for Will Writers. Over the last 23 years the SWW has grown to become the largest and most respected organisation of it’s type. This organisation still has the same…

What happens to your business if you were to die? Have you ever given thought to what would happen to your business if something should happen to you? No one wants to think about their own mortality least of all me, but I do accept that I am faced with risks on a daily basis.…

Ever wondered about regulation in the Will Writing industry? Joining the Society of Will Writers is not mandatory for active professionals in our field. It is a choice they can make to demonstrate to clients that they are safe to do business with. To join the SWW there are 3 mandatory requirements: Members must adhere…

The training arm for the Society of Will Writers , The College of Will Writing is pleased to announce the appointment of a new tutor who will be taking over the advanced trusts and business succession planning courses. Ingrid McCleave of The Probate Department Limited Solicitors is a barrister and practising Solicitor who specialises in trusts…

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