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Surrogacy agreements are becoming increasingly popular, especially internationally, as a result of the UK ban on commercial arrangements. So what do prospective parents making plans to become a family via this process need to know? Under UK law, the…

Saturday 18 August has been reported as the most common day in 2018 to tie the knot in the UK. However, since the early 1970s, the number of people actually getting married has steadily decreased, dropping a further 3.4% last year. There have been many…

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UK tax legislation changes constantly. A new tax year is always a good opportunity to ensure you are abreast of these changes, to review your personal affairs and to make adjustments if necessary. Additional inheritance tax free allowance From 6 April…

When you make your will there are a number of formal requirements that must be complied with to ensure its validity. A will must be in writing, signed by the testator and witnessed by two independent individuals. It may surprise people to learn that these…