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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 men committed more than 120 offences against 15 girls in the Huddersfield area.
The Wikileaks co-founder has been living in the country's UK embassy in London since 2012.
Two men are held on suspicion of killing Ian Tomlin who was beaten to death outside his London home.
The former Liberal Democrat leader will head Facebook's global affairs and communications team.
The boss of housebuilding firm Persimmon tells the BBC he'd "rather not talk about" his £75m bonus.