Guarding against risk

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When someone dies leaving a will, the deceased’s executors can follow a simple set of procedures in order to fulfil their legal obligations and ensure that all the named beneficiaries have received their inheritance. With an intestacy, however, things are often much more uncertain. In this article Philip Turvey provides an overview of the various ways in which personal representatives can guard against risk.

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Special update from Yorkshire Rows

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As one of the sponsors of the intrepid Yorkshire Rows, we recently received an update on their progress – an email sent from the mid Atlantic. Janette Benaddi, Helen Butters, Niki Doeg and Frances Davies are rowing from La Gomera to Antigua to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre. It's all part of the gruelling Talisker Whisky Challenge, in which 32 teams pit their wits against all that the sea can throw at them. Here's what Yorkshire Rows have to say about their adventure so far.

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The history behind your birth certificate

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As the gateway to basic legal entitlement, birth registration is one of our most fundamental human rights: the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child acknowledges that every child should “be registered immediately after birth”. In this article, Peter Turvey looks at the long and sometimes tortuous road to full birth registration in England and Wales.

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Row, row, row your boat

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At Anglia Research we admire tenacity and determination, which is why we are sponsoring Yorkshire Rows, a team of four intrepid women who will set off this December on a 3,000 mile journey across the Atlantic from La Gomera in the Canaries to Antigua. In this interview, team member Frances Davies (pictured left, above) explains why she’s taking part in the Talisker Whisky Challenge, and how the team plans to cross the ocean with only their oars to propel them.

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Family history changes lives

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Through her work with Who Do You Think You Are? Eileen Butcher has helped a fair few celebrities unearth their family history, but she’s equally at home helping some of the country’s most vulnerable people rediscover their past. In this interview she discusses the work that Anglia Research does for The Money Carer Foundation (MCF), a not-for-profit organisation that supports adults who are not able to manage their own financial affairs.

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