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William Rowe

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards to be replaced

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The Government is looking to introduce legislation replacing the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) with an alternative system. The current Deprivation of Liberty Standards is part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and ensures that people incapable of...

Growing wealth highlights importance of Inheritance Tax planning

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Research highlighted by the media in recent days suggests that UK adults are growing increasingly wealthy and that many are expecting to pass on multi-million pound legacies when they die. However, reports suggest that many individuals are overlooking the...

Suspended sentence for woman who forged Will

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A woman who forged a Will in an attempt to disinherit her two children and stepson has been handed a suspended prison sentence. Following the death of her partner, Kamarah Graham-York had produced a document which apparently left everything to her. She had...

Care homes providing dangerous levels of care, says report

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Elderly people are playing “Russian roulette” when choosing a care home, charities have warned amidst a damning new report. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) found that of 4,000 nursing homes, 32 per cent have been rated ‘inadequate’...