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.
16 January 2018
42% of over-55s don’t have a Will, according to a survey of 2,000 people by Macmillan Cancer Support.
7 December 2017
This week, Government has reasserted its support for legacy giving, with Tracey Crouch MP, Minister for Sport and Civil Society, writing to more than 8,000 solicitors, asking them to make Will-writing clients aware of the option of including a charitable gift in their Will.
17 November 2017
A signal with continuous music and announcements has been reported on 648 kHz – the frequency of the former pirate radio station, Radio Caroline.
10 November 2017
In its submission to the Law Commission’s consultation on Wills, Remember A Charity welcomes proposals for electronic and video wills, but cites the need to balance easier Will-making with added safeguards to protect the public and minimise the risk of dispute.
26 October 2017
The sector’s legacy consortium, Remember A Charity, is announcing that a new milestone has been reached, with 200 charities now working together to promote legacy giving.