General

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


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.
A short explanation of Inheritance Tax and how to plan for it in your tax planning.

UK News

The party wants six changes to the repeal bill, including Parliament approval of the exit agreement.
Ministers are asking the industry how best to streamline the home-buying process in England.
A woman is arrested on suspicion of murder after an 18-month-old boy falls from a window in Bradford.
Campaigners say UK taxpayers "effectively pay twice" for medicines, increasing NHS budget pressures.
Two boys, aged 16 and 17, are charged with the murder of "gifted and talented" Kyron Webb.