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

Boris Johnson announces the town will be awarded the coveted status that the MP campaigned for.
And in the Commons, MPs pay tribute to Sir David Amess saying they have lost a much-loved colleague.
England are ordered to play one match behind closed doors as a punishment for the unrest at Wembley Stadium during the European Championship final.
Pictures from the scene in Ayrshire suggest at least one house has been destroyed by the blast.
South Wales Police says it has made "significant findings" linking David Morris to the crime scene.