Godparents, guardians and the royal baby

The focus on the Royal Baby has now turned to his upcoming christening and the popular question in the media: ‘Who will be Archie’s godparents?’ Find out the roles and...

New planning laws

A new Planning Bill, representing the most significant set of alterations to the planning regime in a decade, has been passed after extensive debate by the Scottish Parliament and is...

Safeguarding issues at Oxfam provide lessons for all charities

The Charity Commission for England and Wales has published a critical report on Oxfam GB following news reports last year regarding safeguarding issues; providing valid lessons for all charities.

Changes to entrepreneurs’ relief

The Finance Act 2019 effected three changes to entrepreneurs’ relief. The changes would affect either disposals made on or after 29 October 2018 or 5 April 2019. Find out more...

Lifetime gifting and inheritance tax

HM Revenue & Customs has recently published a report into lifetime gift making and the effect which inheritance tax (and inheritance tax relief) has.