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

Letting "gorgeous" Charlie go is "the hardest thing we'll ever have to do", his parents say.
The UK minister says chlorine-washed poultry is an issue for "the very end stage of one sector" of trade talks.
Holidaymakers face unnecessary charges when they use their credit and debit cards overseas.
The family of 15-year-old Leah Kerry say she knew the dangers but "thought she was invincible".
The teenager, from the Kent area, was due on a flight leaving the UK from Stansted Airport.