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 (CGT)

Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

This document contains a short explanation of Capital Gains Tax, the allowances available in the 2019/20 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 marriage. Though from March 2014 full same-sex marriage was legalised in England, Scotland 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 EU Commission's first vice-president claimed ministers turned up to Brussels without a plan in 2017.
The Royal Society tells the Tory leadership candidates the UK collaborates more with the EU than the US.
A graduated licence system is one of a series of measures being considered to improve road safety.
People who attack emergency services are not getting harsh sentences despite a new law, an MP says.
Cancer Research warns people in the UK to protect their skin at home and not only when they are away.