‘A step in the right direction’
For both personal and business protection
Unadvised can spend 50 hours on IHT admin
'How to buy protection insurance' by EQ Investors
'Extortionate' fees for estates would put extra emphasis on life policies written in trust
'Relatively quiet' for protection market
Joint life second death (JLSD) option added to relieve tax burden on couples gifting assets
Housing, Communities and Local Government and Health and Social Care Committees' joint report suggests 'Social Care Premium' as a sustainable funding solution
Industry body for group risk responds to Office of Tax Simplification request for IHT feedback
Failures in the trusts solution are damaging consumer trust in protection, writes Ruth Gilbert
Increasing gifting allowance could potentially unlock £82.6bn
The cover will be offered by wealth management advisers in conjunction with advice about trusts and IHT
One in 50 expect to receive over £5m, research by Canada Life reveals
Up 4% year-on-year
Prospectus aimed at appealing to working families
AIG Life has bought to market a term assurance and whole of life proposition for non-UK domiciled individuals impacted by the new IHT on Enveloped Dwellings (IHTED) legislation.
Nearly half (46%) of those surveyed said they would never take out life insurance as part of their estate planning, and almost three quarters (72%) said they didn't see a need to use life insurance at all according to research by Canada Life.
There are clear benefits to placing life policies in trust, but only a small number actually end up there. Kirsty Tanner discusses what the industry can do to change this
Old Mutual International has introduced a Trust Decision Tool and Trust Form Finder, to help advisers select trusts for clients.
Justin Taurog discusses case studies that show the value of inheritance tax.
The chancellor George Osborne has announced that the threshold for inheritance tax for a couple will rise to £1m.