Our Private Wealth and Tax team shines a light on some of the tricky issues faced by our clients. From Powers of Attorney, to setting up charities, family businesses and Inheritance Tax in today’s modern society, join us for this six part series where we explore those issues and answer some commonly asked questions.
Power of attorney in Scotland: why, who and when?
Malcolm Rust, Partner and head of Private Wealth and Tax, explains what a power attorney is, who should be appointed and when it should be granted.
Power of attorney in Scotland: what and how?
Malcolm Rust, Partner and head of Private Wealth and Tax, explains the composition of a power of attorney in Scotland. He explores what powers it conveys, triggers for activation and the authority conveyed.
Why would you set up a charity?
Giving to charities is part of many people’s lives. Charlotte Fleming, senior solicitor in the private wealth and tax team explores the question of why would you set up a charity?
How to set up a charity
Do you, or does someone you know, want to set up a charity? Charlotte Fleming, senior solicitor in the private wealth and tax team explains how to set up a charity.
The strengths and challenges of a family business
Keith McLaren, Director in the private wealth and tax team, explores the special strengths of a family business, some of the challenges that they face, an explanation about how professional advisers can help, and top tips.
Inheritance tax in the UK: is it fit for modern life?
Inheritance tax is a source of much debate. Emma Read, Senior Solicitor in the private wealth and tax team, explores whether the current IHT provisions are fit for purpose in today’s modern life. Emma explores what can be done for individuals and families whose circumstances fall outside of traditional mould of married families with children.