General

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

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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.

Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax

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

UK News

In letters to two Sunday papers, the Labour leader admits the party came up short in Thursday's poll.
The Scottish first minister tells the BBC that if the union is to continue, "it can only be by consent".
Kelvin, Emma and Karim have done battle on the BBC dancefloor but who won the glitterball trophy?
The 50-year-old man and his son, who was wounded, were shot outside a luxury hotel in Buenos Aires.
An 18-year-old is accused of killing Alex Rodda, 15, whose body was discovered on Friday.