General

This section contains miscellaneous & general financial information that you may find useful when dealing with certain life events.

The Financial Conduct Authority does not regulate taxation and trust advice.


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.
A short explanation of Inheritance Tax and how to plan for it in your tax planning.

UK News

The daughter of an ex-Russian spy poisoned in Salisbury tells Reuters she is taking "one day at a time".
The Labour leader will make a speech in Belfast later saying he will not tolerate a hard border.
The 19-year-old was arrested in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, on Wednesday evening.
The Met used force 62,000 times with more than a third of incidents involving black people.
Jealous Berlinah Wallace wanted to "burn, disfigure and disable" her ex-partner Mark van Dongen.