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

MPs will be given paper ballots and asked which Brexit strategies they would accept.
Rebecca Kenna says she was stopped from playing in two fixtures due to clubs operating a "men-only" policy.
Banning Montenegro or calling for players to walk off the pitch when they hear racist abuse is not the answer to football's problems, says John Barnes.
The ex-Militant man was only readmitted to the party last month three decades after being expelled.
The government responds and says cancelling Brexit would "break its promises" to the British public.