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Lasting Power of Attorney and Wills - what are they and why do they matter?

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Due to the popularity of these sessions we have added extra dates available to colleagues in any location...

The session which will focus on lasting power of attorney and wills. The rules differ in England and Scotland, so please ensure you join the correct session.

Did you know that;

  • Lasting Power of Attorney: protects you during your lifetime
  • having a LPA gives someone you trust - usually a relative or friend the power to act on your behalf
  • without a LPA all your assets, including joint ones are frozen until a deputyship order has been granted
  • it takes 9 months to appoint a deputy and can cost a minimum of £2170
  • putting Lasting Power of Attorney in place while you are able to can avoid all the above issue

Did you know that Wills;

  • ensure your wishes are known and are respected
  • should be in place if you own a property, have children or have more than £5,000 in savings
  • set out where you want your assets to go and when
  • make gifts of sentimental value
  • choose your Executors and Trustees
  • choose your Guardians for children under 18
  • are important and should be reviewed every 3 to 5 years.

These sessions will offer a great source of information and advice to those wanting to know more. The sessions will be small and interactive with a chance to get all your questions answered.

Please note that you must  be able to access Microsoft Teams via the app or browser to join this online event. If you are unable to access this system on your work device you may wish to join using a personal device.

North West 26 May 11am - Book your ticket here

National 19 May 11am - Book your ticket here

National 19 May 2pm - Book your ticket here

Scotland 9 September 2pm - Book your ticket here

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16 comments

  1. Comment by Dawn Peak posted on

    They are all booked out again apart from Scotland, it seems impossible to book a slot?

    Thanks.

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  2. Comment by Enoch posted on

    Hi is there any way to run further sessions. All sessions are completely booked except for the Scotland event. Also can I ask how many colleagues are able to attend each session just to feed back please. My email is Enoch.baffour@hmrc.gov.uk

    Many thanks

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  3. Comment by Yvonne Salmon posted on

    Sold out again. Can we have more sessions please. Thanks

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  4. Comment by Nicola Cockshott posted on

    Hi please can I book onto a future session they are all fully booked at the moment. Thanks

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  5. Comment by Nicola Cockshott posted on

    Hi please can I book onto a future session they are all fully booked at the moment. Thanks

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  6. Comment by Sophia posted on

    Be great if we could have some more sessions please - as all sold out. Thank you

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  7. Comment by Debbie Shaw posted on

    sold out again, Please can we have some more sessions

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  8. Comment by Andrea Bulch posted on

    Is it possible for you to create a waiting list for each session so that we have a chance of booking a place when people drop out? Thanks

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  9. Comment by Sarah Bruce posted on

    I guess these are proving to be so popular - I would love to be able to attend but as previously mentioned, the sessions I should attend (not living in Scotland) are all booked up 🙁

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  10. Comment by Karen Ludlow posted on

    please, please can we have more sessions for Scotland.

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  11. Comment by Lynne posted on

    More sessions please. Thank you

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  12. Comment by Rachel Curtis posted on

    All events are sold out for South West. Are other events planned for now or maybe in the future?

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  13. Comment by Andrea posted on

    Will there be anymore session please?

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  14. Comment by Julie Smitj posted on

    Hi I would be interested in attending one of these sessions too. Many thanks Julie

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  15. Comment by Anjani Lund posted on

    I think this is an event that most Individuals would like to listen to and understand and important for their lives. Is it possible to arrange for more sessions in different parts of the regions, please? I am the learning Advocate for OPS3, Southend so would really appreciate if someone could get in touch with me on this. Thank you .

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  16. Comment by M posted on

    Great subject = high demand. Are you able to open more slots, please? Or provide additional session, please?

    Reply

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