The Society of Will Writers and Estate Planning Practitioners is excited to announce the 23rd annual running of the SWW Conference. 2019 marks a momentous year for the Society as we celebrate 25 years in business; a theme we’ll be carrying through the year, including the conference where we will showcase the very best of…

From the desk of the DG For the 6th consecutive year the January and February induction courses, SWWEPP Certificate Courses are oversubscribed, which is a great testament to the quality of members and potential members we are attracting. This is in addition to the Distance Learning Course we introduced in the early part of last…

We’re now well into the first month of 2019, the weather is getting colder, Christmas and New Year is but a distant memory and perhaps for some of us those New Year’s resolutions we made have faded too. This year however we implore you to make just one resolution and stick to it. In 2019,…

With family situations and taxation becoming ever more complex, the need to give correct advice is essential and not only to ensure your client’s peace of mind, but also for your own protection. With that said it’s likely that at some point in your career as an Estate Planner you’re going to get a question…

What can the Society of Will Writers offer you in 2018? Everybody should have a Will, but they should only have one drafted by a trained professional. With the backing of the SWW, you could become that professional. Through the College of Will Writing we can provide all the training you’ll need to kickstart your…

The Society of Will Writers was set up in April of 1994 as a trade association for Will Writers, more commonly known as a membership body providing a voluntary framework of regulation. The SWW has attracted a large number of professionals who care about providing a high quality of service and protection for their clients.…

When the Society of Will Writers opened its doors in April of 1994 it had a relatively simple objective – ‘To be a representative body whilst providing protection to the consumer’. 23 years on, the SWW has grown to become the largest organisation of its type providing a regulatory framework to over 1700 members. Every…

  In 2013 the then Lord Chancellor, Chris Grayling, called for stronger self-regulation as opposed to statutory regulation. Following this The Society of Will Writers have introduced members’ principles which sit beside the Code of Practice. On top of this the SWW introduced a ‘Safe to do business with’ logo. This can be used by…

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…

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…