Top 10 ways to get the Right Advice to Achieve an Amicable Divorce

Talk to the experts When a relationship sours, it's easy to quickly jump into divorce proceedings without stopping to think. Tensions are high and many people don't take much time...

World giving less

The world became a less generous place last year – according to a new report from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). In a previously unrevealed trend, the report also shows...

Former student leaves bequest to university

An alumna of the University of Mary Washington has left a bequest of $2.5 million to the university in her will. Shirley Van Epps Waple majored in psychology at the...

Heads in the sand over finances

Many British couples are burying their hands in the sand over their financial situations. One in seven couples over the age of 40 – or around 4.22 million people –...

Bequest brightens up university art collection

Works by David Hockney and celebrated Neo-Romantic Keith Vaughan are going on display at the University of Hull Art Collection following the largest bequest ever made to the University. Five...

Care home figures released

Recent figures published by the Scottish Government have revealed that half of all residents in Scotland's care homes have dementia. The figures point to an overall increase in the condition...

Philanthropy and legacy giving to the arts

The Government has welcomed the publication of a report which contains innovative ideas – and a ten-point plan – to boost philanthropy and legacy giving to benefit the arts and...

Population of over-60-year-olds to reach one billion

The number of older persons is growing faster than any other age group, says a new report, Ageing in the Twenty-first Century: A Celebration and a Challenge, released by UNFPA,...

Inheritance tax Acceptance in Lieu scheme

Arts Council England has published the Acceptance in Lieu Scheme Report 2010/11 to 2011/12, which outlines the 51 cases of major cultural significance and beauty that have been allocated to...

Society responds to will writing regulation consultation

The Law Society of England and Wales has raised concerns over the Legal Services Board's (LSB) approach to competition with regards to the regulation of will writing and estate administration...

Britons priorities for spending an inheritance

A recent survey carried out by Will Aid into wills and inheritance issues has found that almost 60% of people have not yet written a will, potentially depriving those they...

Inheritance expectations form part of financial plans

A recent survey from Canada has found that many Canadians are relying on luck to ensure their financial future, reports the Globe and Mail. According to the survey, which was...