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 46-year-old is found "exhausted" after falling from a cruise ship, 60 miles off the coast of Croatia.
Police want to trace Joe Xuereb after the two woman suffered a "horrific" assault in Greenwich.
Multi-millionaire tycoon says he donated because "we have a genuine chance to turn this around".
Innes Powell and another pilot were fatally injured during a competition in Macedonia.
Merseyside Police and Liverpool Council advised women not to become vulnerable to a sex attack.