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11 February 2016

How the cost of a funeral has soared 90

The average price of death is now £8,126, according to a survey by Sun Life, which offers policies to insure against the growing cost of funerals. The fastest-rising part of this cost is the funeral itself, which is 90%more expensive than a decade ago at £3,693.

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12 May 2015

Celebrity Wills What can we learn from their mistakes

From not having a will to overestimating estates, this highlights some major issues which can be caused by not having a valid accurate will in place.

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15 May 2013

Government Reject Regulation of Will Writing

After months of lobbying to make will writing a regulated industry, the government have made the decision not to. This means anyone can write your will for you even with no training, experience or qualifications!! K D Walker Will Writing Services Ltd are members of the Institute for Professional Will-writers, who are self regulated and recognised by the Trading Standards Institute. Please do not be fooled into allowing a ‘cowboy will-writer’ to write your will.

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14 May 2013

Dying Matters Awareness Week

Millions leaving it too late to discuss dying wishes - New research for the Dying Matters Coalition shows that the majority of people in Britain have not discussed or made any plans for when they die. As a result, they are risking not getting appropriate end of life care and making it harder for their families to deal with bereavement.

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13 May 2013

Care Home Agony

Agony of woman locked up for six weeks by secret court just for trying to get her Dad out of care home: The terrifying moment police descended to 'cart me off to jail'

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16 February 2013

Care Fees Cap Review

A chief architect who plans to limit the cost of long-term care has criticised ministers for setting the cap so high that thousands of pensioners will have to sell their homes

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15 February 2013

Will Writing Regulation

The Legal Services Board will today recommend to the lord chancellor that will-writing activities, but not estate administration, should be regulated. It is the first time that the board has recommended bringing new activities under the scope of the Legal Services Act.

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