Heir Hunters Series 9 Preview - Finders are back in action!

It was all hands on deck when the case of Roger Stuart Lennon, initially referred privately to the Finders team became public. Aware that competing firms would also be seeking out Roger's rightful heirs, Finders boss Daniel Curran put everyone on the job of tracing Roger's beneficiaries.


CATCH up - Finders on BBC Heir Hunters Series 8

Follow Finders team of researchers along the exciting trail of discovery that leads through a family history that covers the First World War and shines a light on the old world of domestic service. Meet family members and hear their recollections as the Finders team trace Pub Landlord Michael Naish’s heirs in this episode of the new series of Heir Hunters..


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Guardian Public Service Awards 2016
Sevenoaks District Council , winners of the Finance award, presented by Anette Nielsen, senior general manager of Finders International and Sally Phillips.
Guardian Public Service Awards 2016: sponsors
Category sponsor: finance Finders International are global probate genealogists, also known as “Heir Hunters”, and appear on the BBC1 TV series of the same.
Cost of funerals for people who die alone exceeds £70,000 in four years in Hammersmith and Fulham
Since 2012, the figure has dipped up and down, but last year the costs of what are also known as public health funerals reached its highest point at £18,000, almost double the amount spent the previous year (2014/15).
Funeral costs for local authorities on the rise
The cost of Public Health Act funerals, also known as “Paupers’ funerals”, is on the rise. These are arranged at the council or hospital’s expense when people die with no known next of kin or nobody willing to pay.
Waltham Forest council billed £19,000 for pauper’s funerals last year
Local authorities can apply to the Finders International Funeral Fund for a subsidy towards the cost of their Public Health Funerals.
Ten reasons to make a will
Drawing up a will is the only way to ensure your assets are distributed according to your final wishes.
The heir hunters: No will and no known next of kin – what happens next?
It’s relatively easy to make a Will. Yet an astonishing 50 percent of people put it off, sometimes forever. So what happens then...?
40 estates a week go unclaimed – why you should write a will
This issue has become more apparent since 2014 when the Government cut funding for will searches in cases where a deceased person has no immediate family.
Heir hunters track down lost Hull veteran relative
Heir hunters tracked down the cousin of a Hull veteran to make sure at least one family member could be at his funeral.
Revealed: Why there are so many empty homes
For years house prices and rents have only ever gone up as a housing crisis looms – but at the same time hundreds of thousands of homes are left empty. This is why There more than 610,000 homes standing empty in England, with more than 50,000 in London alone, according to the charity Empty Homes .

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