This is ‘Remember a charity in your will week’September 14, 2016 // No Comments
2015 was a record year for charitable Wills, according to new data released to coincide with the sector’s annual legacy awareness week, Remember A Charity in your Will Week, which runs from 12th to the 18th September 2016.
Analysis from Smee & Ford indicates that 37,261 Wills that went to probate in England, Scotland and Wales in 2015 included a legacy donation, up from 34,908 in 2014. This is the highest number of charitable estates ever recorded by the data analysis firm. With donors including an average of three charity beneficiaries in each Will, over 121,000 bequests were recorded in 2015.