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.
9 April 2018
Over a quarter (27%) of charity donors are preparing to leave a charitable legacy or have already done so (up from 23% in March 2009), according to the latest consumer tracking figures from Remember A Charity.
28 March 2018
Inheritance tax (IHT) receipts are rising at an ‘alarming rate’, hitting £5.3 billion over the past year to the end of February, new figures show.
26 March 2018
Scots left more than £3.8 million in their Wills last year to fund life-saving heart research, according to a leading charity.
20 March 2018
One of Northern Ireland’s leading cancer charities saw its income increase last year thanks to income from gifts in Wills.