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Coronovirus – useful resources

Coronovirus – useful resources

We thought it might be of use to pull together some links for our members and others during these unusual times. Resources and articles from ILM corporate partners Bates Wells has created a coronavirus hub with information for charities Clear Software - an update...

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The impact of COVID-19 on Spanish estates

The impact of COVID-19 on Spanish estates

Jonathan Eshkeri, Director of ILM corporate partner E&G Solicitors in Spain, talks about the impact of Covid-19 on Spanish estates... As you will almost certainly know, as a result of the current international health crisis, Spain has declared a state of emergency...

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Will writing during the Covid-19 pandemic

Will writing during the Covid-19 pandemic

At our members' update on Tuesday, one of our members asked an excellent question about how people who want to make a will can do so during the period of enforced social isolation. Clearly it will be difficult to get a will legally witnessed while we are all being...

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Working from home – how to stay sane

Working from home – how to stay sane

An increasing number of businesses are recommending that their staff work from home if at all possible to reduce the risks of the coronavirus spreading. ILM staff (all four of us!) have been permanently home-based for two years so we hope are well placed to offer...

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Only 9 percent of probate targets met by MoJ

Only 9 percent of probate targets met by MoJ

A Freedom of Information request submitted by the Law Society Gazette has revealed that only 9 percent of grants of probate were issued within the Ministry of Justice's ten day target since spring 2019. Our members have been frustrated by these delays and we have been...

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Changes to inheritance tax

Changes to inheritance tax

It is looking increasingly likely that there will be sweeping changes to the inheritance tax system in the near future. We will be participating in the consultation process on this topic, and have been seeking our members' views on any changes. We will also be holding...

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In-memory donors more likely to make legacy pledge

In-memory donors more likely to make legacy pledge

New research has been unveiled by Legacy Foresight for its In-Memory Insight programme which has revealed that people who have given in memory are three times more likely to make a legacy pledge. Benchmarking data from 22 member charities shows that supporters with a...

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Crispin Ellison bursary – apply now!

Crispin Ellison bursary – apply now!

ILM is delighted to once again be supporting Legacy Link's Crispin Ellison Bursary Award.  The bursary is open to any individual working or volunteering in a legacy giving role, regardless of the size of charity, and covers the costs of one successful applicant to...

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