Research commissioned by legal financing company, Ampla Finance, has revealed that although over half of all Brits (57 per cent) rely on the prospect of inheritance, almost half (44 per cent) had not discussed the topic with parents, guardians or partners.

The YouGov survey questioned 2136 respondents on their understanding of probate, their experiences of having discussions with family about finances after death, and the use to which they would put an inheritance. 

For 57 per cent of Brits, inheritance was not seen as a windfall, but as a ‘key financial pillar’ which they planned to use to bolster essential savings, pay bills, clear personal debt or help fund a house deposit.

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