As the Chancellor, Philip Hammond alluded to in his Budget speech there had been much speculation in the press that he would do something to alleviate the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) burden for first time buyers.
However, he went a step further by
Following the successful completion of the first phase of its refund scheme for employment tribunal fees, following the Supreme Court's judgment in July 2017 in R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor 2017 that the fees regime was
There are special rules that govern how assets are divided if a person dies without making a will. If this happens your assets are passed on to family members in accordance with a set legal formula. This can result in a distribution of assets that