General

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

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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

Relatives are "desperate" for news of the youngest child, a baby, after a boat bound for the UK sank.
Environment Secretary George Eustice says people "may not be able to get together in larger groups".
Alcohol cannot be sold after 9pm in shops under the new rules, and various businesses must shut.
The British-Iranian, on house arrest in Iran on a five-year sentence, is told she may be sent back to jail.
A police officer recalls finding the 39 migrants in the back of a lorry trailer motionless.