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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

A father who lost his unborn son is among those remembering loved ones who died in the fire.
The ex-London mayor, suspended over anti-Semitism claims, says he is "sorry for offence he caused".
The whole bridal party join the newly-weds in three official photographs from their big day.
Emile Cilliers would not be able to continue taking his wife's money if she died, a court hears.
Early exposure to microbes may help protect children against a type of leukaemia, says a UK scientist.