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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

Council chiefs told police have "reasonable grounds" to suspect the offence may have been committed.
His mother says: "We've had no control over our son's life and no control over our son's death."
Macey Hogan was killed after her mum sent the toddler's father "one last picture" of her.
The Cartier ring was reported missing in August 2011 but its loss has only just been revealed.
A government adviser on equal pay says women are "less proactive" in asking for more money.