Legacy Voice publish first comprehensive literature review into legacy giving

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Legacy Voice have published a comprehensive literature review into legacy giving which it says will help charities and fundraisers wanting to make the most of this growing source of voluntary income. The review, which encompasses fields as diverse as fundraising, psychology, psychiatry and behavioural economics, pulls together over 160 previously published research papers into one review of why and how …

Chris Millward joins Legacy Voice as new Director of Consulting

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Legacy Voice are delighted to announce that Chris Millward will be joining the team in July 2018 as Director of Consulting. Chris is unrivalled in the UK charity sector in terms of his experience, enthusiasm and passion for growing legacy giving. Chris joins us from the Institute of Legacy Management, where he spent the last 3 years as Chief Executive …

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Legacy Link launches new bursary award

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Legacy Link have announced the launch of the Crispin Ellison Bursary Award. The bursary aims to further the professional development of those working or volunteering in the charity sector. The Crispin Ellison Bursary Award is an annual award launching in January 2017, to cover the costs for two successful applicants to complete the Certificate in Charity Legacy Administration (CiCLA), plus …

Legacy giving at an all time high

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2015 was a record year for legacy giving according to a new report published by Smee & Ford ahead of this year’s Remember a Charity Week. Smee and Ford data suggests that the numbers of Wills in England, Wales and Scotland with a charitable gift rose by 6.7% in 2015, to 37,261. And with donors leaving a gift to an …

New partnership with QTS Fundraising

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We’ve teamed up with QTS Fundraising to offer a brand new Legacy Telephone Campaign service with a difference. Together, you get expertise from a leading legacy fundraising consultancy, and a truly donor centric telephone fundraising provider with your supporters best interests at heart.

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Legacy growth slows in third quarter of 2015

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The latest bulletin from the Legacy Monitor shows legacy income growth has slowed considerably from the start of the year. The first quarter of 2015 saw 9.9% growth in legacy income for the 76 Legacy Monitor Consortium members, but this has dropped to 4.4% in the third quarter. The reduction in growth reflects the cooling housing market, which strongly influences legacy …

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Legacy Monitor shows income up by 10%

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The latest bulletin from the Legacy Monitor shows legacy income has risen by 9.8% from this time last year to £1.25bn. The growth comes as welcome news to UK charities, who were severely impacted in the recent recession, as falling house and share prices saw average legacy values tumble. This growth is largely driven by the rise of average residuary values, …