What does the 2014 Budget hold for Inheritance Tax (IHT) following the OBR's estimates that IHT between now and 2019 may be significantly higher than was thought only three months ago.
In more than two centuries since Benjamin Franklin first remarked upon the certainty of death and taxes, his words have acquired something of a certainty of their own.
News that house prices are on the increase will come as a welcome sign that Britain’s economy is finally emerging from recession.
More than a quarter of a million wills written by English and Welsh soldiers serving during the First World War have been published online as part of a joint venture by a document management company and Her Majesty’s Court and Tribunal Service.
No matter how public-spirited we might consider ourselves and how fully we want to contribute to the efficient running of the country, I suspect that there would be few among us who are genuinely happy to pay tax.
Sometimes the implications of a death extend outside the immediate family of the deceased.
As anyone who has been through the bereavement of someone close to them will know, grief is often accompanied by administration.
We live in an age when people are happy to give credit card details to digital shop assistants they never meet and relative strangers exchange personal information via social media without blinking an eye.
There are few of us who know with any certainty what the future holds for us and our loved ones.
News has emerged that the Irish rock guitarist Gary Moore hadn’t made a will before his death in 2011.
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