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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 Lib Dem leader says public workers deserve more after their efforts during recent crises.
Cladding on every high-rise building checked so far, across 25 council areas, has failed tests, government says.
The eight-year-old girl is being provided with support from specially-trained officers.
Bricks are thrown and fires lit outside a police station and bus depot in east London.
Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman buys 1,100-store chain from its private equity owner Carlyle.