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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

Celebrity lawyer "Mr Loophole" says the UK is sending a bad message to Europe over unpaid fines.
Grimsby Town fans were "treated as animals" by security staff at a League Two match, it is claimed.
A crowd watches as the famous clock's Great Bell is switched off for repairs set to last until 2021.
Michael Ashworth, who absconded from jail in 1995, was arrested at the Channel Tunnel in France.
Members of the public can submit dashcam recordings of bad driving directly to the police.