I had hoped that we would not see a return to the late nineties when low cost Wills, free Wills were rife within the profession. Unfortunately, we are seeing a resurgence of this practice, which is neither good news for the profession or the consumer as most clients who took these services believing they were…

We’re incredibly proud to report that The Society of Will Writers is celebrating 25 years trading this year. When the SWW was first formed in 1994 it had a very simple objective – To provide a framework of support and self-regulation for will writers. Combined with this, we sought to highlight the need for a…

Happy birthday to us! The SWW has turned 24. In April 1994 the Society of Will Writers was formed to provide support to members and protection to clients of SWW members. 24 years later we are still here, still providing support to members and still protecting our member’s clients – just on a far bigger…

What is Run-off insurance? It is often seen as being something vastly different to normal professional indemnity insurance however, there is no great mystique to run-off insurance. The key to understanding run-off cover is in understanding the “claims made” nature of the protection. Given that you have probably already been purchasing professional indemnity (PI) insurance…

Introduction The GDPR will apply in the UK from 25th May 2018 and is similar in many ways to the existing UK Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). The GDPR applies to personal data processing by organisations operating in the EU and organisations that offer goods and services to individuals in the EU and aims to…