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 …

ILM lifetime achievement award

Ashley Rowthorn News

Legacy Link were proud sponsors of the drinks reception at the ILM annual Conference this year, and we had something to celebrate! Crispin Ellion, Director of Legacy Link for many years, received a lifetime achievment award for his service to the legacy sector, and was given the honour of becoming President of the ILM. Hugely deserved, Crispin received not only …

Join the Legacy Link team

Ashley Rowthorn Uncategorised

Legacy link are growing and looking for experienced Legacy Administrators to join our team. Would you like to work as a freelance legacy administration consultant for three or more days a week? Competitive rates, hours to suit you and the freedom of being your own boss. At Legacy Link, we are passionate about helping charities raise more money from legacy …

2nd Breakfast seminar on legacy fundraising strategy

Ashley Rowthorn Breakfast seminars, Newsflash

The second of our popular, free morning seminars: The Top 10 Reasons Charities Give for Not Investing in Legacies, is to be held on Wednesday 7th October at the Law Society. Its predecessor on 29th May was a sell-out success. Aimed to assist Fundraising Directors and Legacy Managers put a strong case for legacy fundraising, the session will be led …

Legacy Link win at IoF Insight Awards 2015!

Ashley Rowthorn News

Our legacy strategy development project with Wood Green Animals in 2014 won the ‘Most Powerful Use of Insight by a Charity with Fundraising Income Less Than £7m’.

A discussion document on thanking the family of a legator

Ashley Rowthorn Publication

Legacy Link is aware that not all charities express condolences and appreciation of gifts in wills in the same way. So we are publishing a discussion document to suggest some common procedures that charities might adopt, and to further discussion in this area. Our discussion document can be found below:

Breakfast seminars on legacy fundraising strategy

Ashley Rowthorn Breakfast seminars

The first of a series of free morning seminars: Building the Case for investing in Legacies, held on 29th May was a sell-out success. Aimed to assist Chief Executives, Fundraising Directors and Legacy Managers put a strong case for legacy fundraising, the session was led by Legacy Link Associates Jonathan Cook, Duncan Bell and Ashley Rowthorn. The next breakfast seminar …

Feedback on the Legacy Link one-stop-shop approach

Ashley Rowthorn Our Services

Since September 2013, Legacy Link has been working at The National Osteoporosis Society, for the first time assisting an organisation with both legacy fundraising and legacy administration. Claire Wynne-Hughes, recently Director of Fundraising at the charity, says: “We are extremely pleased with the services provided. So much so, that we decided to extend the arrangement. We enjoy working with them! …

Legacy Link consultants really add value

Ashley Rowthorn Uncategorised

Legacy Link has calculated that its consultants added £1.25m of value to the legacy income of client charities each year through efficient and pro-active legacy administration. Examples include asserting correct treatment of taxation, persuading solicitors to bring forward distributions where possible, effective management of contentious claims, ensuring the use of brokers, surveyors and others offering preferential rates to charities, maximising …