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Keep records regarding gift giving. When you pass away, your executors will need to consider what gifts have been made during your lifetime, particularly in the 7 years prior to your death, for Inheritance Tax purposes. Accurate records will make this easier for executors.
Always use a solicitor to prepare your will and review it every 3-5 years, or in the event of a major life event like a birth or death.
If you are over 18, you are not too young to have Lasting Powers of Attorney in place. They are as important as your Will. Although a Will deals with your estate when you pass away, your Lasting Powers of Attorney deal with your lifetime, including a situation where you are not able to make decisions yourself.