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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

David Cameron is to lead a £750m fund to improve links between Britain and China, the government says.
The renowned scientist behind BBC Two's The Great Egg Race died on Friday, his family says.
Four celebrities are in with a shot of lifting the Strictly Come Dancing glitterball trophy.
The bad weather and rise in online shopping are both factors in the drop, retail researchers say.
Manchester City march to their 16th successive league win as they thump Tottenham to extend their Premier League lead to 14 points.