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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

Tests suggested drivers were more relaxed at higher speeds as they could overtake slower vehicles.
The storm will not be as bad as feared, although disruption is still possible, forecasters say.
Joseph Hale was selected as one of the faces of retailer River Island's latest ad campaign.
Charges for picking up and dropping off passengers at some UK airports have risen by as much as 100%.
It follows reports of disquiet among some Plaid AMs over whether she should lead the party in 2021.