Article preview: Have you made a will? A will is such an important legal document, ensuring that your wishes are followed when you die and that your property isn’t distributed according to a default legal position instead. Despite the importance of having a current will in place, relatively few people have taken this vital step. Only 23% of UK employees have made a current will, according to new research. The research, which forms part of the Financial Wellbeing Index from Close Brothers, means that as many as 25 million UK workers are without a current will.