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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 2018/19 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 foreign secretary urges the EU to copy Washington's response to the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
Joe Xuereb faces two counts of attempted murder after a mother and daughter were critically injured.
Only 26% of maternity units follow guidelines that allow women to choose to have a Caesarean.
Callum, 12, was suspended in primary four and has not been able to return to education since.
Police say the shooting near Kingsbury Tube station in Brent is "not terror-related".