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

Waris Ali tells the BBC that the water at the end of a Loch Lomond pier had "looked very safe".
Olly Stephens, 13, was lured by a girl to a field where he was attacked by two 14-year-olds.
The number of new Covid cases falls for the sixth consecutive day for the first time since November.
Day three of the Tokyo Olympics was 'Magic Monday' for Team GB with three golds - for divers Tom Daley and Matty Lee, swimmer Adam Peaty and Tom Pidcock in mountain biking.
Planned surgery and outpatient appointments at Whipps Cross Hospital are cancelled after "huge" floods.