We’re recruiting: Director of Consultancy

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With the biggest generational transfer of wealth in history set to take place over the next 20-30 years, there has never been a more exciting time to work in legacy giving – a unique opportunity to raise huge sums money for good causes worldwide. Formed in 2014 we have worked with over 20 charities across the UK including several of …

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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, …