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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

The boy was only allowed out of his cell at a young offenders institution for 30 minutes a day, a court hears.
Theresa May targets Labour heartlands on election campaign visit to Wales.
Owners thought their cars would be parked in a secure area but they were left in a council car park.
An MP called on the justice secretary "to do the right thing" and look into the Charlie Gard case.
Food giant to cut almost 300 jobs and move production of the Blue Riband biscuit to Poland.