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 Tax planning.

A short explanation of Inheritance Tax and how to plan for it in your tax planning.
This document contains a short explanation of Capital Gains Tax, the allowances available in the 2017/18 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.

UK News

TV presenter is being questioned by police after three vehicle collision in south-west London.
The spring snow is disrupting road, rail and air travel, with some sporting events cancelled.
The UK foreign secretary also dismisses claims the substance may have come from a UK laboratory.
A man known to the two women has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Police have said they are "extremely concerned" about the baby's mother's welfare.