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Bare Trusts: are they the ‘next big thing’?
The third consultation on Inheritance Tax (IHT) charges for trusts assumes that every individual will have only one settlement nil rate band (SNRB) to put against the periodic charges to IHT of all trusts created in lifetime, or on death, by that individual.
Rise of ‘DIY justice’ as funding cuts hit CPS
Private prosecutions are again in the headlines. Recently a 20 year old university student went to extreme lengths by purchasing specially adapted sunglasses to record the actions of his harasser. Using the evidence gleaned, he then brought a private prosecution which resulted in the defendant pleading guilty and spending a day in jail.
Immigration Act – Landlord’s Obligations
There have been concerns for some time that rogue residential landlords are letting their properties to illegal immigrants, who then evade deportation.