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 2019/20 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

The new Conservative leader will make key appointments after taking office, as Theresa May bows out.
But the Brexit Party leader says the new PM must be committed to the 31 October Brexit deadline.
Uzbek freestyle wrestler Artur Taymazov becomes the seventh gold medallist from London 2012 to be disqualified under a doping sample re-test programme.
ITV reports falling profits and advertising revenues as it announces more series of hit Love Island.
The roof caught fire as thunderstorms and heavy rain hit parts of Wales overnight.