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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

Darren Osborne is accused of driving a van into people near Finsbury Park mosques in June last year.
A council's charge of £3,800 for installing a disabled parking bay is branded "completely unfair".
The princess will marry Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor, in the autumn.
The party is offering a discount rate for black and minority ethnic members to attend a rally.
The warning from the head of the Army comes amid speculation of potential government defence cuts.