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 PM urges EU leaders to focus their minds on getting a deal, saying talks will not be extended.
A woman and man have died, travel is disrupted and power lines are cut as Storm Ali hits the British Isles.
The man who prompted Sunday’s major incident after ‘falling ill’ at a restaurant once hoaxed Prince Charles.
The inquest into the deaths of five people is also shown CCTV footage of Khalid Masood's final movements.
Orla Kiely's shops and website have closed amid reports that its parent company ran out of cash.