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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

The ban will affect people in north-west England but other firms say they have no plans to follow suit.
A minister quits as MPs back amendments tabled by Brexiteers by just three votes.
Some toys have high levels of boron, which can cause vomiting and impair fertility, a consumer group warns.
The case is thought to be the first to test LGBT+ rights and discrimination in the gig economy.
But PwC warns there will be "winners and losers" with many roles set to change.