22 February 2019
Over two thirds of Brits (65%) plan to leave money in their Will to their pet. We take a look at the celebrity pets set to inherit millions.
11 February 2019
The prestigious Yellow Plaque award commemorates charity initiatives funded by gifts in Wills.
7 February 2019
We are extremely disappointed that plans to hike probate fees were approved by Government.
28 November 2018
Remember A Charity welcomes the first report from the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) issued as part of the national review of Inheritance Tax (IHT).
6 November 2018
The Government’s proposed new probate structure could deter people from leaving a donation in their Will.
5 November 2018
The latest figures on charitable gifts in wills have been released by Legacy Foresight today showing that the public’s legacy donations raised £2.96 billion for good causes in 2017 and are predicted to reach £3.4 billion by 2022. Rob Cope, Director of Remember A Charity, says: “Legacy Foresight’s report underlines just how important charitable bequests are to the sector now and in the future, funding vital services across the country.”
3 September 2018
This year saw another record-breaking Remember A Charity Week, with more charities than ever before coming together to celebrate the impact and importance of gifts in Wills.
26 June 2018
This September, 200 charities are coming together to launch the Human Search Engine.
13 June 2018
The sector’s legacy consortium, Remember A Charity, has submitted its response to the government’s Inheritance Tax Review. Supported by the Institute of Fundraising and the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, the response highlights the importance of legacy income and inheritance tax (IHT) relief.
4 May 2018
Inheritance Tax (IHT) and associated tax benefits linked with legacy giving could be scrapped according to a proposal from the think tank Resolution Foundation.