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 2017/18 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

Julian Cadman, a seven-year-old dual British-Australian national, was one of 13 people killed, it is confirmed.
But opponents say the proposal to unilaterally ditch tariffs and barriers is "economic suicide".
Britain's Mo Farah wins his final track race on home soil in the 3,000m at the Diamond League in Birmingham.
The 10-year-old is in a stable condition after being seriously hurt on a pedestrian crossing in Edinburgh.
The body of a 19-year-old woman was found in a flat in the Meelmore Drive area of the County Tyrone town.