Marriage, cohabitation, civil partnerships and divorce

There is lots of information and advice available on getting married, living together, civil partnerships (for same-sex couples) and getting divorced. Marriages The General Register Office (GRO) publishes an online guide to getting married. The website covers where you can get married, details on the residential and other legal requirements for marriage, and what you […]

Direct GOV Do it online

Do it online A listing of government forms, transactions and tools. Do it online when you deal with government Crime, justice and the law online Contact the police, find a legal advisor, report a consumer problem and much more… Employment online Find a job, pay tax and national insurance, check your entitlement to redundancy payments […]

Basics of the tax system

Basics of the tax system HM Revenue & Customs collects tax to pay for public services. Each year the Chancellor’s Budget sets out how much it’ll cost to provide these services and how much tax is needed to pay for them. Key taxes that individuals may have to pay include: Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, […]

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History of directgov.uk and how it has changed into .GOV.uk.

On this website we will be showing all the different types of services the government provides for the public, and to give you an insight into how the government runs. Benefits Benefits entitlement- this will include how payments are made, benefits calculator and benefit fraud. Family benefits-this includes childcare and the sure start maternity grant […]

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