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

Three people who were held over the death of teenager Gaia Pope will face no further action, police say.
The Electoral Commission investigates why Vote Leave gave £625,000 to a student just before the vote.
Endris Mohammed killed the children with a petrol-soaked rag and tried to kill his wife in a gas blast.
Consumer group Which? finds 60% of products were cheaper or the same price on other days of the year.
The energy firm says it will not offer its standard variable tariff price category for new customers.