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General

This section contains miscellaneous & general financial information that you may find useful when dealing with certain life events.


A short explanation of Inheritance Tax and how to plan for it in your tax planning.
This document contains a short explanation of Capital Gains Tax, the allowances available in the 2018/19 tax year, and how you can use it in your year end tax planning.
Civil partnerships in the United Kingdom, granted under the Civil Partnership Act 2004, allow same-sex couples to obtain essentially the same rights and responsibilities as civil marriage. Though from March 2014 full same-sex marriage was legalised in England and Wales, civil partnership remains available. Designed to be very much equivalent to marriage for same sex couples, a civil partnership carries both rights and responsibilities, in very broad terms, attracting the same legal and tax protections/advantages/disadvantages as a traditional marriage. This article explains further.

UK News

The Duchess of Sussex is due to give birth in the spring, Kensington Palace says.
The prime minister calls for "cool heads" as the UK and the EU search for a deal ahead of a key summit.
Bed designer Craig Williams is accused of manslaughter after the death of a seven-month-old boy.
Neo-Nazi Adam Thomas took photos with his newborn son while wearing the hooded robes, a court hears.
Reports of behaviour alleged by staff include MPs being routinely "overbearing or confrontational".