General

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

The Financial Conduct Authority does not regulate on Estate Planning and Tax Planning.

Tax treatment varies according to individual circumstances and is subject to change.


This document contains a short explanation of Capital Gains Tax, the allowances available in the 2018/19 tax year, and how you can use it in your year end tax planning.
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 civil marriage. Though from March 2014 full same-sex marriage was legalised in England 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.
A short explanation of Inheritance Tax and how to plan for it in your tax planning.

UK News

The six-year-old killed on the Isle of Bute is described as "the brightest thing" at her funeral.
MPs say smart meters will not deliver expected savings and their rollout will not meet a deadline.
Makers scrap the 150g bar, likened to a bike rack, in favour of a heavier one in its traditional shape.
Highways England said the car was left in lane one of the southbound M1 for almost an hour.
The Welsh singer called off four shows this week as he is in hospital with a "bacterial infection".