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

The daughter of an ex-Russian spy who was poisoned in Salisbury tells Reuters she is "lucky to be alive".
The home secretary says he "gets it" and calls for spit hoods for all forces in England and Wales.
Jealous Berlinah Wallace wanted to "burn, disfigure and disable" her ex-partner Mark van Dongen.
The technology-based system could cost more than the UK contributes as an EU member, MPs are told.
Hamid Ali Jafari tells the inquiry of his search for his father and how he hopes they meet in heaven.