Crispin Ellison Award

Applications open for new bursary award

Ashley Rowthorn News

Legacy Link are pleased to announce 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 …

The roles of a Legacy Officer

Ashley Rowthorn Practical guidance for good legacy administration

It may seem that a legacy officer’s role is just to attend to day-to-day legacy management matters but, in reality, the role can potentially cover many key areas which require a wide-ranging set of skills and experience, and so bring additional value to the role. So, what are they, and why are they important?

Understanding the importance of checking estate accounts

Ashley Rowthorn Practical guidance for good legacy administration

Checking estate accounts can seem time-consuming and confusing. So why is it vital that you do it, and what should you look for? Checking estate accounts is an important part of ensuring that the administration of an estate has been completed correctly, and that a charity has received its full entitlement under the Will. Indeed, a charity should not give …

Three areas your charity needs to put in place when managing legacy income

Ashley Rowthorn Practical guidance for good legacy administration

How Trustees manage legacy income is a key pillar of efficient charities. With increasing regulation and recent criticisms of the sector, putting accountability at the heart of every organisation (large or small) is essential for long term self-preservation and potential damage limitation. Legacy administration itself is a particularly delicate area, and should be considered by all charities as a priority in …

ILM Conference 2016

Legacy Link join ILM as newest corporate partner

Ashley Rowthorn News

Legacy Link are pleased to announce that we are now corporate partners with the Institute of Legacy Management (ILM). The partnership was launched at the recent ILM conference where former Legacy Link Director Crispin Ellison received a lifetime achievement award for his services to the sector. We are looking forward to working together with the ILM to ensure every charitable …