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 2018/19 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

Theresa May says her draft Brexit deal will mean a migration system based on "talents and skills".
Firms said higher running costs of small stores were behind variations such as bananas costing 9p or 25p.
Taking her place standing on the left of Dec, Holly Willoughby is filling in for Ant on the ITV show.
Which? says suppliers would have to triple their installation rate to reach the 2020 deadline.
Dr Olivette Otele is the first black woman to be made a professor of history in the UK and she's on this year's BBC 100 Women list.