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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 prince previously said walking behind her coffin was something no child "should be asked to do".
Ministers say the European Court of Justice is not needed to police UK-EU relations after Brexit.
Shadow minister Chris Williamson calls for consultation two years after Jeremy Corbyn drops policy.
GCSE grades need to rise in England to catch up with high-achieving education systems, researchers say.
Jayne Senior, who first exposed the child sex abuse scandal, has been investigated by Rotherham Council.