General

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


Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax

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

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.

UK News

Two teenagers are in custody over the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry on Thursday night.
Officers are using technology to work out precisely where a phone signal is coming from.
Crews from 14 fire engines are tackling the blaze, with walkers told to keep off Ilkley Moors.
The disappearance of six-year-old Carol Ann Stephens 60 years ago sparked one of Wales' biggest manhunts.
And the UK is set for record-breaking temperatures over the rest of the Easter weekend.