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General

This section contains miscellaneous & general financial information that you may find useful when dealing with certain life events.


Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax

A short explanation of Inheritance Tax and how to plan for it in your tax planning.

Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

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

Civil Partnerships

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.

UK News

The Supreme Court is told there is "strong evidence" Boris Johnson saw MPs "as an obstacle" to Brexit.
Dozens of students say they were "traumatised" by investigations that left them feeling unsafe on campus.
England batsman Ben Stokes says a newspaper's front-page story about his family is "utterly disgusting" and the "lowest form of journalism".
Two boys and two men, aged 17 to 21, are arrested on suspicion of murdering PC Andrew Harper.
Des Long says the ex-Sinn Féin president attended IRA meetings as "chairman of the army council".