Macnabs has drafted hundreds of Wills for clients and raised over £10,000 for charity this year after taking part in a will-writing campaign where lawyers generously give up their time for free to write Wills for local people, in exchange for a donation to the charity.
There are numerous issues which can arise when a vulnerable beneficiary (a person who is mentally or physically disabled; or someone under 18 who has lost a parent through death) inherits a sum of money from an estate if no safeguards have been put in place. Often these safeguards take the form of trust provisions incorporated into your Will which allow your executors, who would act as the trustees, to hold funds on behalf of the vulnerable beneficiary until either a certain age or event is reached, or until your trustees think it is appropriate for funds to be made over to the beneficiary.
SSE is one of Perth's largest employers, with approximately 2,000 members of staff. The recent merger with Ovo Energy has prompted concerns about the effects of the merger on unemployment in Perth, with the announcement of potential job losses and redundancies. Around 80% of the job losses will come from the SSE business, with the company expecting 1,000 jobs to be lost in Scotland. SSE has not yet confirmed the precise number of job losses affecting Perth.
It's good news for those who have been waiting to move house but have been held up due to the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions placed on us all. In a statement to Parliament last week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that we are moving into Phase 2 of the Scottish Government’s route map to ease Coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions, meaning that restrictions on house moves will be relaxed on 29th June.