General

This section contains miscellaneous & general financial information that you may find useful when dealing with certain life events.


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.
A short explanation of Inheritance Tax and how to plan for it in your tax planning.

UK News

Billy Morgan wins bronze in the men's snowboarding big air to secure Great Britain their highest medal tally in Winter Olympics history.
The country's foreign minister says Ecuador will keep looking for ways to end the Wikileaks founder's case.
Plan International confirms six recent cases against children involving staff and volunteers.
Freezing air from Russia could give the UK its coldest February week for five years.
The European Council president says reports suggest the UK is still trying to cherry pick its Brexit deal.