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.
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.
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.
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.
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'
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
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.