In CASE you missed it… It’s time again for “in case you missed it”, where we examine key cases in relation to will writing and other estate planning activities to keep you up to date on recent developments in the law. This time we’ll look at Naylor & Amat v Barlow & Others [2019] EWHC…

On the 16th and 17th of July The College of Will Writing trialled two new courses, delivered by award-winning entrepreneur Paula Finch. These courses form part of a new series dedicated to business development and will be run again from Autumn onwards. I sat in on both days, not just to test the quality, although…

Writing a will is an important task and one that shouldn’t be neglected. Obviously a will is there to distribute your estate to the people you want to inherit it and to appoint people you trust to make sure your wishes are carried out, but it’s also an opportunity to pass on items of sentiment…

Communication What a year 2019 has turned out to be so far. The team in Lincoln has pulled out all the stops to ensure that the Society, your Society, listens and acts on your comments and suggestions. As soon as we returned to work in January, the team had a day brainstorming what we needed…

Most of us have probably come across the term “guardian” or “guardianship,” but have you ever stopped to think about whether this is something you need to put in place? As a parent, it may be something you think you may never have to consider but the safest option is to make provisions for your…

If you had to do any training to add knowledge to your business, which method would you prefer? Classroom based; or Distance learning. The Society has been training people to become estate planning practitioners (will writers) for over two decades now using both methods, and the classroom method has been the preferred choice by the…