Posts Categorized: Wills and Estate Planning

Craig and Donna – For Better

Craig and Donna – For Better The doors slide open to reveal a visibly shattered Donna almost sleep walking towards intensive care.  It has been a devastating three weeks since Craig’s stroke. But there is some hope where, realistically, there shouldn’t have been any. Craig was in this very hospital visiting a patient when he… Read more »

The return of Craig and Donna

Craig and Donna For Better or for Worse Back by popular demand! Well, if 3 people* counts as “popular” and if saying they “quite liked it” constitutes “demand”.  As you’ll see, I don’t do fake news about my crowds.  But I am delusional so, yes, that’s my popular mandate right there!  Let’s slide some more… Read more »

Meet Brendan – Our Go To Tax Guy

Kirsten’s Go To Tax Guy meets the G & W Team Kirsten introduced us this morning to the famous Brendan, her former colleague and “go to guy” for all things tax (complexity no object). Brendan is now with Haines Watts C.A.s in Glasgow and brought along with him Paul and Emma from their Forensic Accounting team,… Read more »

Craig and Donna: a case study in the injustice of intestacy.

No Will, No Justice? The heartache of intestacy. I’ve not done my Tax Return yet.  It’s mid January now and I must get it to done by the end of this month or HMRC will hit me with fines and penalties.  Typical me I suppose – leaving things to the last minute.  Trouble is there’s… Read more »

Intestate Craig and Incensed Donna. How not making a Will can lead to a costly injustice

 No Will, No Justice? In the second of three articles, David continues the sad tale of intestate Craig and incensed Donna In the first of these articles, I compared not making my Will with not submitting my Tax Return on time. I commented that at least the Taxman tells me both his deadline and the penalties… Read more »