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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 2017/18 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 appointment of Sir Martin Moore-Bick is likely to be confirmed in a government statement.
Helen Pearson was stabbed in the neck and face after reporting her stalker to police 125 times.
Three people have been arrested over the circumcision, including one for grievous bodily harm.
MPs will vote on the government's legislative programme in an early test of Theresa May's authority.
The National Crime Agency says it is increasingly concerned, in the agency's annual assessment.