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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

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt urges EU leaders to "step back from the abyss" of a no-deal Brexit.
John McDonnell says he will create a Treasury unit to oversee the party's plans for more public ownership.
He was one half of the musical duo whose hits included Rabbit and Snooker Loopy.
Ex-UKIP leader tells Leave Means Leave rally the "endless negative narrative" needs to be countered.
Fuel prices are at a four-year high, but the AA says a supermarket price war could lower costs.