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 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 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.

UK News

A father who lost his unborn son is among those remembering loved ones who died in the fire.
The ex-London mayor, suspended over anti-Semitism claims, says he is "sorry for offence he caused".
The government proposals aim to smash the "myth" that officers cannot pursue those not wearing helmets.
Plan promises much cleaner air for many, but it's accused of ducking difficult issues
The cost of fuel is now at its highest level for three-and-a-half years.