General

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


Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

This document contains a short explanation of Capital Gains Tax, the allowances available in the 2020/21 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.

Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax

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

UK News

Infection levels in England are about four times higher than the government's worst-case winter plan.
Nobby Stiles, a key member of England's 1966 World Cup-winning team, dies aged 78 after a long illness.
The UK government wants a meeting to find a "common" approach, the Welsh first minister says.
Union leader Len McCluskey says Jeremy Corbyn's suspension was "unjust" but he hopes it can be resolved.
Chris Smith's body was discovered two days after he went missing while on a run in Perthshire.