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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

Theresa May's pledge comes ahead of a summit where EU leaders will assess the progress made so far.
There was an average of 100,000 crimes a week in the year to June, the Office for National Statistics says.
The singer tells the BBC an encounter early in his career made him feel "terrible".
Two-thirds of all fly-tipping involved household waste that was commonly dumped at the side of roads.
The move would make the country the first part of the UK to outlaw the physical punishment of children.