Setting up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is one of the most important provisions you can make for your future, on a par with making your Will. It ensures that, if you become unable to make decisions about your living arrangements, financial affairs or health needs, someone you trust can make them on your […]Read Article
When a family member or a friend loses mental capacity, the most ideal arrangement is to already have a Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) in place. This is put in place by a person concerned while they still have capacity. However, there can be many circumstances when an LPA has not been put place. In […]Read Article
The reality is that many of us, at some point in our lives, will become unable to make crucial decisions about our finances or living arrangements. This could be a very short-term issue, because we’re in hospital or abroad, or it could be long term, such as developing dementia in later life. In any of […]Read Article
A new refund scheme introduced by the Government is causing a stir as millions of people have been overcharged by the Court when setting up their Powers of Attorney. If you applied to register a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) or Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) between 1 April 2013 and 31st March 2017, you […]Read Article
In an ideal world, we would all prefer to manage our own affairs. There may come a time, though, when this is not possible. Reasons may range from being out of the country to developing advanced Alzheimer’s, but the effect is much the same. At some point, someone else may need to make financial […]Read Article
No-one can predict what is going to happen to them. While we don’t like to dwell on disasters that may not happen, it is crucial to take sensible precautions, both for our own sake and for our family. Hopefully you will have an up-to-date Will arranged, but have you considered setting up a Lasting Power […]Read Article
If you took the train from Leighton Buzzard Railway Station on the morning of Valentine’s Day, then the chances are you will have been greeted by some of our team members from Osborne Morris & Morgan. Five members of the team braved the freezing conditions to wish commuters a happy Valentine’s Day and hand out […]Read Article
Make a new year’s resolution you can keep in 2018 with our Life Organiser. There are three things most of us start January with; left-over turkey, an overflowing recycling bin and a set of New Year’s resolutions. All three start to look increasingly unattractive after the first week. Top 3 New Year resolutions for 2017 […]Read Article
It can be uncomfortable thinking and talking about what would happen if we lost our mental capacity and had difficulty in making decisions for ourselves. But it is important to consider who we would nominate to make decisions for us, should we ever suffer from a stroke, serious accident or from a disease such as […]Read Article
Few of us want to think about those close to us losing their mental capacity, let alone how we’d cope if they did. Yet, given our growing elderly population and increase in the number of people suffering from dementia, it’s something we need to consider. Dementia currently affects 1 person in 14 aged 65 or […]Read Article
Osborne Morris & Morgan have double the reason to celebrate after winning, not one, but two awards at this year’s SME Bedfordshire Business Awards.
The firm were delighted to receive the ‘Leighton Buzzard Business of the Year’ and also the ‘Training & Development’ award for their continuous commitment to investing in their employees.