60% of us don’t have a Will

Most people know why it’s important to make a will but new research has shown that the majority of Britons don’t have one. Figures released by Standard Life show that a staggering 60% of us don’t have a will in place. Older generations Perhaps unsurprisingly the research showed that older generations had undertaken more estate planning than younger people. However, despite this around 25% of people aged 65 or over still don’t have a will in place. The survey found that the main reason given for not making a will was ‘idleness’. Not making a will has several consequences....