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Tax planning for business owners

Business property relief (BPR) is a relief from inheritance tax (IHT) at either 50% or 100% on trading business interests or assets owned by the person claiming the relief.

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Why make a trust?

Trusts are tax efficient and afford flexibility to a person who wishes to pass assets to certain people during their lifetime or upon their death.

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Legal Guides

Go to Guide to eCommerce

When thinking of starting a new business venture or growing a current retail operation, many people look to the internet as the most effective and cost efficient route to market.

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The grounds for contesting a will

If a will does not include the true intentions of the person making the will, or if the will has not been executed correctly, it may be invalid and can therefore be contested.

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A farmer’s guide to Joint Ventures

There are several reasons a farmer might consider setting up a joint venture: a way to tap into more resource; a chance to get a foot on the farming ladder; or a way of navigating a potentially difficult period such as a death in the family.

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Legal Articles

Fitness tracking sheep

Our romanticised, and already incorrect, image of a shepherd huddling into their hut with a warm bowl of soup, after a long day of caring for their sheep, needs to be updated.

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The legal downfall of Oculus

It’s 2012 in Irvine, California, and a young, enigmatic, designer and 3D and virtual reality forum moderator named Palmer Luckey creates two copies of a head-mounted display prototype, with the goal of commercialising virtual reality.

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