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Ideas are just the start

Ideas are just the start

Power Of Attorney: The Advantages To Planning Ahead

A recent study lists nine key factors that contribute towards the risk of dementia. These include mid-life hearing loss, failing to complete secondary education, smoking and failing to seek early treatment for depression.

It is estimated that by 2050 there will be 131 million people globally living with dementia. Although the recent study had identified risk factors, ultimately no one really knows who will and who will not suffer from dementia.

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LChalmers

George Orwell, 1984 and The Future of Construction

I am reading George Orwell’s “Nineteen Eighty Four” at the moment: if you didn’t read it at school, it should be on your “must read” list.

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Burness admin

Pensions And Same Sex Partners: Equality Wins But What Does It Mean For Your Scheme?

On 12 July, the Supreme Court delivered its decision on the landmark case of Walker v Innospec Limited and others, overturning two lower appeal courts and ruling that Mr Walker’s husband is entitled to the same pension rights as an equivalent female spouse. While undoubtedly a victory for equality, the decision also has the potential to cause headaches for employers, trustees and pension providers.

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LChalmers