Government changes E&W probate procedure without consultation

This Blog was updated on 26/11/2018 – for latest developments, please see the update at the end of the article below. The government has announced amendments to the procedure for applying for probate in England and Wales, with less than a month’s notice. The Statutory Instrument (The Non-Contentious Probate (Amendment) Rules 2018) will come into… Read More Government changes E&W probate procedure without consultation

STEP England & Wales Biannual Statement – December 2015

Since my last statement we have seen changes on the England and Wales Regional Committee with the retirement of Keith Dudley, George Lyall, Gary Killmister and Carol Cummins. I would like to acknowledge their collective contributions over the years – especially Keith and George who have been so integrally involved in the development of STEP… Read More STEP England & Wales Biannual Statement – December 2015

STEP England & Wales Biannual Statement – July 2015

Another six months have flown by during which time plenty has happened on the international and national stage including the election of the Conservative Party into government. The first Tory Budget since 1996, announced on 8 July, was widely trailed in many respects. The UK Technical Committee has already been preparing for changes to the… Read More STEP England & Wales Biannual Statement – July 2015