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 2021/22 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

"We've lost the grandfather of the nation". Prince Andrew says of his father, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Shared grief over Prince Philip's death is an "ideal opportunity" to mend rifts within the Royal Family, Sir John Major says.
The ex-PM says he should have used "formal" channels, amid a row over his contacts with ministers.
West Midlands Police says it has identified the mother and she is receiving "appropriate care".
A total of 475,230 second jabs were given on Saturday, along with 111,109 first vaccinations.