General

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


Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax

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

Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax

This document contains a short explanation of Capital Gains Tax, the allowances available in the 2018/19 tax year, and how you can use it in your year end tax planning.

Civil Partnerships

Civil Partnerships

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

Salih Khater has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and terror offences.
Higher transport costs sent inflation up to 2.5% in July in the first increase since November.
Part of the mill building opposite the prison has collapsed and roads are closed, say firefighters.
It will seek advice over how the ruling on its coverage of a police raid affects future reporting.
A legal challenge against letting women take abortion pills at home in Scotland is thrown out.