The 6th Money Laundering Directive
The 6th Money Laundering Directive
The new 6AMLD came into effect on 6th December 2020 but the deadline to comply with the Directive is 3rd June 2021 and applies to all relevant financial institutions.
The Dangers of a DIY Will
The Dangers of a DIY Will
you may think writing your own Will is the best and safest way to record your wishes. However, DIY Wills are not always the best approach and can come with risks.
SWW Member’s Manual Launched
SWW Member’s Manual Launched
It is with great pleasure we can announce the launch the first version of The Society of Will Writers Member’s Manual!
Making the most of your membership benefits in 2021
Making the most of your membership benefits in 2021
It should be no big secret that membership to The Society of Will Writers brings with it access to a huge range of benefits.
Working During New National Restrictions (COVID-19)
Working During New National Restrictions (COVID-19)
As you will know by now the Government will be imposing new national restrictions in England beginning Thursday 5th November 2020.
What are the Consequences of not Having a Health and Welfare LPA in Place?
What are the Consequences of not Having a Health and Welfare LPA in Place?
A Health & Welfare LPA enables your attorneys to make decisions on your behalf. But what happens if there's no LPA in place?
New Year, New Start… Make a Will
New Year, New Start… Make a Will
Many of us have new years resolutions and things we want to achieve in the coming year, but have you added making a Will to your list?
Drafting Software for 2021 and beyond
Drafting Software for 2021 and beyond
The world of Will Writing moves pretty quickly and finding the right tools for the job can be confusing when there's so much choice.
Back to Basics – Bereaved Minor and Bereaved Young Person’s Trust
Back to Basics – Bereaved Minor and Bereaved Young Person’s Trust
We thought it would be useful to look at the bereaved minors and bereaved young person’s trusts which are both very common trusts.
Back to Basics – Disabled Persons Trust
Back to Basics – Disabled Persons Trust
In past articles, we have looked at the various types of will based trusts and this week we thought we would take a look at disabled persons trusts.
Back to Basics – Taking Instructions
Back to Basics – Taking Instructions
We thought it would be useful to really go back to the beginning and provide some pointers and advice when taking instructions from a client.
Paula Finch Returns to The College of Will Writing
Paula Finch Returns to The College of Will Writing
New courses designed to propel your business forward with guidance from award-winning business guru and entrepreneur Paula Finch.
Witnessing a Will
Witnessing a Will
For a Will to be valid there are certain requirements set out in Section 9 of the Wills Act 1837 which the document must comply with.
Completing CPD During the Pandemic
Completing CPD During the Pandemic
As a member you must complete a minimum number of CPD hours per year, even during the pandemic. This bulletin looks at why, and how.

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