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

Churches, mosques and synagogues have been closed in England since lockdown restrictions began.
Demonstrations were mostly peaceful, but there were clashes with police in London and some arrests.
Alternative street signs featuring the names of black activists and people who died in police custody appear across Glasgow.
The singing legend, who is celebrating his 80th birthday, shares memories of his life and career.
Hospital bosses in England felt "in the dark" over changes to policies on face masks and visitors.