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

Fully vaccinated people should avoid quarantine now by testing daily, the Mayor of London says.
Police, transport, freight and fire workers will now join the daily contact testing scheme.
Thunderstorms and 55mph gusts of wind could disrupt the plans of holidaymakers, the Met Office says.
As school holidays begin for many, the airline industry says tens of thousands are flying abroad.
Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury go through in the men's doubles but Heather Watson loses in the first round of the women's singles.