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Power of Attorney registration delays of up to 20 weeks could leave families in legal limbo

Power of Attorney registration delays of up to 20 weeks could leave families in legal limbo

The Office of the Public Guardian says registration times are now at 20 weeks, up from 10 weeks, and will not return to normal for the 'next couple of months'.

Six benefits of getting a Power of Attorney

Six benefits of getting a Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney registrations dropped by a quarter in 2020-21 - here's why you should consider putting yours put in place today.

Revealed: the banks that now allow online Power of Attorney registrations

Revealed: the banks that now allow online Power of Attorney registrations

Find out which banks now accept online Power of Attorney registrations due to the coronavirus outbreak, and how to navigate other restrictions still in place

Nearly 22,000 Lasting Powers of Attorney rejected: five tips to ensure you register one that works

Nearly 22,000 Lasting Powers of Attorney rejected: five tips to ensure you register one that works

With Lasting Power of Attorney applications likely to increase with the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, here's how to avoid your LPA being rejected or not working.

Coronavirus: should you make an advance care plan?

Coronavirus: should you make an advance care plan?

In the coronavirus crisis, it's never been more important to have a plan in place for the type of treatment and care we receive at the end of life.

Banks bungling Power of Attorney registration

Banks bungling Power of Attorney registration

Acting for a loved one under Power of Attorney? Exclusive Which? research reveals the worst banks for registering an LPA and obtaining correct information.

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