General

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


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.

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.

UK News

England's Euro 2020 qualifier with Bulgaria in Sofia is halted twice with fans warned about racist behaviour.
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The bloc's chief negotiator will update ministers after saying "big gaps" remain between the EU and the UK.
The government's plans will "disproportionately" affect ethnic minorities, the Labour leader says.