The Legal Services Board have this morning released a press release following the Competition and Markets Authority study into legal services. The Society of Will Writers as a trade body was heavily involved in the study, with SWW’s Director General Brian McMillan attending a number of meetings to help provide a balanced view into the…

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.…

You could spend hours on the internet reading philosophical statements about making your life better and making yourself successful. I’m sure at one point in time we have all done this. The one sad truth is that after reading this content things won’t change unless you act. One of the best ways to improve your…

The Society of Will Writers and Estate Planning Practitioners and our members wishes her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II a very happy birthday!   Today marks the 90th birthday for the Queen. Queen Elizabeth is the oldest and longest reigning monarch in British history having been on the thrown since 6th February 1952. The next longest…

  Legal services study launched by CMA The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will examine long-standing concerns about the affordability of legal services and standards of service as a new study is launched. Senior Director, Rachel Merelie said: “We would be concerned if customers are not getting a good deal, either because they do not…

The Society of Will Writers have been in existence for over 21 years. In that time it has grown to become the largest independent trade association of its type regulating nearly 1800 members.   Over the years in the absence of any formal statutory regulation for the Will writing profession, Brian McMillan, Director General for…

Have you given any thought to what would happen to your business or businesses if you died or lost capacity? If you haven’t planned for your business succession then you could be lining your family or employees up for some sleepless nights.   Not having a ‘business will’ or ‘commercial LPA’ in place which would…