General

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


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

UK News

Labour's leader opens the no-confidence debate, after Theresa May's Brexit deal defeat.
Andy Hill's "negligence" led him to crash, causing a "massive fireball" which killed 11, a jury hears.
The man is among at least 14 people killed in an attack on a luxury hotel in the Kenyan capital.
"Mr Big" Paul Massey and mob "fixer" John Kinsella were shot dead in a feud between rival gangs.
A woman took her campaign to MPs after a man took pictures of her at a gig in London's Hyde Park.