Will power A YouGov survey based on 1,794 adults estimated that 38 per cent of people in England and Wales had a Will in 2015 – Paradigm Wills & Legal Service explains why your Will may turn out to be powerless
hat if those 38 per cent of people were at risk of having their children, money and possessions in the hands of people they did not wish for? A Will states who you wish to inherit your estate but it is not necessarily guaranteed. “People often forget they’ve made a Will and that marriage or divorce can revoke it and changes in circumstances can leave it outdated. Therefore, it needs to be reviewed and kept up to date,” explains Bhavin Gandhi, co-director of Paradigm Wills & Legal Services. “It’s essential to consider all the people around our customers and all the situations they might find themselves in when they’re gone. Lots of factors can affect how your beneficiaries inherit.” He adds: “It’s all about educating the client and prior to us doing that, we fully understand them
and their requirements, so they have all the information to make the right decisions on what they want in their Will.” Co-founder Satwinder Sidhu says: “We write to our clients every three years as a reminder to update their Will if there has been a change in circumstances, this way their Wills remain up-to date.” The company was built on the ethos to offer full Will and Estate Planning Solutions to clients and not that of a onesize-fits-all organisation. Both Bhavin and Sat, who have known each other since the age of five, wanted to ensure they provide clients with exceptional service and nothing less. “Providing a great customer experience is key to building a successful business and for our existing clients to continue
MAKING A WILL DOES NOT MEAN YOU ARE GOING TO DIE BUT INSTEAD IT ALLOWS YOU TO LIVE THE REST OF YOUR LIFE WORRY FREE
to recommend our services,” explains Bhavin. As members of The Institute of Professional Will Writers (IPW) and approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, Paradigm Wills and Legal Services has secured business with large corporations and council organisations providing staff benefits within just three years in business. It was in 2015 that Sat decided to go into the Will writing profession making contact with an Independent Financial Advisor (IFA) and Accountant in London, who are now valued partners. Now, with an array of collected contacts, Paradigm Wills and Legal Services is able to understand all aspects of its client’s lives nationwide. Sat tells us: “We try to make the process as easy and painless as possible for our clients.” With the New Year here it may be time to give that Will a power boost. Speak to Sat and Bhavin to secure the future of your loved ones. 0800 999 7750 paradigm-wills.com NICHE | 23
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