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ILM attends the Modern Law Awards

ILM attends the Modern Law Awards

While July 4 was an important date on the UK political calendar, it was an equally nail-biting one for law firms shortlisted in the 2024 Modern Law Awards Private Client Awards. Paul Browne on stage with the winners of the category for Best Use of Technology, Bell...

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Your chance to help set the 2025 conference agenda

Your chance to help set the 2025 conference agenda

We’re ringing the changes for the 2025 ILM Annual Conference and we’re looking for member volunteers to step forward and help us set the agenda. In a change to previous years, we’re asking our partners to submit speaking proposals by Friday, 30 August. These will then...

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The importance of saying thank you to pledgers

The importance of saying thank you to pledgers

“When I spotted this role, it was as if my dream job prayers had been answered” Joanne Till is talking about her position as Legacy & In Memory Fundraiser at Wolverhampton-based Compton Care. The charity provides specialist palliative and bereavement support for...

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“My ILM training helped me turn £5k into £85k”

As Trusts and Legacy Manager at The Fishermen’s Mission, Andy Perry spends around a third of his time managing and promoting legacies, both internally and externally.

Harnessing the benefits of a 25-year career in banking, followed by two decades working in the legacy field for a number of different charities, he is a keen advocate for the ILM, saying he finds its courses and networking opportunities “invaluable”.

Andy tells us more about his path into legacy management, the importance of treating supporters and donors as investors in a charity’s future, and how the ILM’s courses helped turn a small legacy into something much larger.

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Member Blog: Katie Hayward

Member Blog: Katie Hayward

"I feel fortunate to work in an organisation which offers genuine value to our members." Katie Hayward joined the ILM in March in the role of Events and Communications Manager, as maternity cover for Blessing Chishiri. Within her role, Katie’s main responsibilities...

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Love Your Legacy Manager campaign to launch 25 September

Love Your Legacy Manager campaign to launch 25 September

The ILM’s Love Your Legacy Manager (LYLM) campaign will launch on Wednesday, 25 September. With a tagline of Securing Your Financial Future and targeted at CEOs and senior managers within the charity sector, the campaign aims to create awareness of the importance of...

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