An introduction to ESG investing
There are many issues facing our society which have become hot topics under the spotlight of media attention. With the COP26 summit just around the corner, everyone is talking about climate change. And by taking the knee, the England men's and women's football teams continue to direct the conversation towards discrimination and equality. It is perhaps no surprise that against this backdrop we have seen a rapid rise in ESG investing.
Why we all need a Lasting Power of Attorney
The TV presenter, Kate Garraway's tragic situation highlighted that certain paperwork shouldn’t just be a priority for the elderly. Kate Garraway explained that the challenging and devastating circumstances the family found themselves in had been added to by the complications that came from her husband not having made a Lasting Power of Attorney.
Do you need legal advice to make Lasting Powers of Attorney – it's not just form filling!
There has been much in the Press in the last 18 months about making Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs), both in relation to property and financial affairs and health and welfare. COVID-19 has demonstrated that even the healthiest of people can become suddenly incapacitated.
Changes to social care funding: what do the new rules mean?
A common concern for older people is how to pay for the costs of care in their old age. Many feel that it is unfair that their home and savings may disappear leaving nothing for their loved ones.
WBD amongst best law firms in the UK for private client expertise
Womble Bond Dickinson has once again been recognised as one of the best law firms in the UK for private client work. WBD was named as a tier one firm in the 2021 eprivateclient Top Law Firms, a detailed report into the top private wealth law firms in the UK.