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 taxation and trust advice.


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

Gusts of up to 83mph bring down trees, and 9,700 homes are still without power in parts of England.
The PM praises the "strong and deep relationship" with France on President Macron's first UK visit.
Hundreds of people turn out to greet the couple on their first official visit to Wales.
Latest weekly figures show rise in numbers of patients going to their GP and being admitted to hospital.
Lloyds, RBS and HSBC will provide cash for struggling small firms as Nationwide takes on Carillion staff.