According to www.thisismoney.co.uk, nearly 60% of Britons haven't written a Will. I find this figure staggering!
When someone dies intestate (without a Will) their estate will be dealt with under the UK intestacy rules. Although this might not be a cause for concern for some individuals, for others it could be truly disastrous!
The insurer's survey of 1,001 UK consumers aged 45 plus with total assets exceeding £325,000 found the most common estate planning tool was writing a will