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 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

Theresa May says the post-Brexit transition could be extended "by a matter of months".
The boycott comes amid fears journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside a Saudi consulate.
A recipient's name will be as critical as the account number and sort code when transferring money from July.
A movement ban is in place on the farm, which is understood to be in the Huntly area.
Almost half of users are under 35 and one in five is from a black or ethnic minority group - but why?