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 prime minister says people who were treated unfairly will receive payments "where appropriate".
A man wanted over the Hither Green break-in where an intruder was killed is held by police.
The Campaign for Real Ale could start promoting other beers and ciders - and not just real ales.
A teenager who went to settle a dispute with another boy saw him shoot a man dead, a jury is told
The anti-dog fouling scheme, dubbed Doodoowatch, was created by locals in a Cambridgeshire village.