Updates from the Clayton & Brewill team.

Non-Contentious Probate Fees Order scrapped

14th October, 2019

Despite insisting that plans to introduce a new probate fees structure would go ahead next year, the Ministry of Justice announced today that the Non-Contentious Probate Fees Order has been scrapped. In this article, Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton and Brewill explains these recent developments. As we explained in an article earlier this month, the Non-Contentious… View Article

Sajid Javid pledges a higher minimum wage

9th October, 2019

Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference last week, Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid, made a number of spending pledges for the upcoming years. In this article, Clayton & Brewill highlights some of the key points to take away from the Chancellor’s speech, including his pledge for a higher minimum wage. During the Conservative Party… View Article

Probate fees: an update

4th October, 2019

Earlier this month, it was announced that the government has halted its plans to change the probate fees structure by approving the Non-Contentious Probate Fees Order (2018) – a move which could have seen fees soar up to £6,000 for those with high value estates. However, since the prorogation of parliament has been deemed unlawful,… View Article

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