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 2020/21 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

A leaked document outlines plans to encourage people with Covid symptoms to get tested and stay home.
The Japanese car maker has told the BBC its Sunderland plant is secure for the long term.
Nurseries, pre-schools and childminders call for rapid testing and priority access to vaccines.
UK retailers may abandon goods EU customers want to return because it is cheaper than bringing them home.
A special unit set up by the Crown Office is looking into Covid deaths involving 474 care homes across Scotland.