The majority of UK adults do not have a will

More than half of UK adults have not written a will, according to the most recent data from the IFA and solicitor search engine, Prudential and This is further to last year’s findings previously reported on Today’s Wills & Probate, which revealed nationwide figures of completed wills were low especially among the younger generations.

Fresh data has now revealed that the older age groups (over 55s) saw a 6% fall in will completion compared to last year. For the adult population as a whole, the figures indicated 59% have neglected to formally disclose the distribution of their assets following death.

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