When to consider managing someone else's finances
Your loved one might need help with their financial affairs if they have physical disabilities or have an illness such as dementia.
Helping with day-to-day finances
Learn how you and a trusted family member can help each other to deal with financial and other organisations, including using third-party mandates.
Power of Attorney in England and Wales
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney and why should you set one up? We also explain about Lasting Power of Attorney and how you use it.
Filling in the Power of Attorney form
Here are some useful hints and tips for where to get a Power of Attorney form and how to fill it in.
Power of Attorney in Scotland
Here we look at the different types of Power of Attorney for Scotland and explain how to set them up and how they work.
We explain the rules of gifting assets and transferring property, including the deliberate deprivation of assets.
Read about the benefits available in later life: Attendance Allowance, PIP, Winter Fuel Payment and more.
You can give your home to your children, even while you’re still living in it. But be aware of the complex rules.