Equal and fair hate crime laws for the disabled

Disabled people will only be protected from online abuse when they have “equal and fair” hate crime laws, a leading disabled campaigner has told MPs. Anne Novis, chair of Inclusion London, told the Commons petitions committee that the abuse targeted at disabled people...

Lasting Power of Attorney

None of us likes to contemplate losing the ability to manage our own affairs, but it is something that can happen to anyone, at any time. Some forward planning can make a difficult situation a little bit easier: with thanks to solicitor Ruth Hayward, and Independent...

The pitfalls of DIY probate

and why you should use a professional With the huge increase in internet use and the wealth of information that can be found on it, more and more people are being tempted to deal with the administration of an estate themselves. This blog sets the factors you should...

Will Writing Professionals

We have a database of professional will writers you can approach to help you make a will.  We recommend you read through their profiles and choose an advisor to have a chat with.  Many will often provide their first consultation for free.  However, we recommend that...

Lasting power of attorney

For a person with a diagnosis of dementia, there may come a time when they are unable to make decisions about their care and their finances. A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document appointing one, or more, trusted people to be their attorney(s). An...

Mobility scooter needs a bus permit

In late July as I was getting onto a bus at High Wycombe the Arriva bus driver said “The mobility scooter needs a bus permit. Can I see it” Arriva are responsible for running all the buses in the towns close to where I live. I have to use the buses because double...