At Will Aid, we support our participating solicitors to get the most out of the partnership which is why we are launching a brand-new workshop to help those thinking of getting involved understand the benefits.
This article by the Campaign Director at Will Aid, Peter de Vena Franks, details 5 business benefits of will-writing for charity.
Will Aid, the charity Will writing campaign is now live and receiving enquiries from the public across the UK. Will Aid is the partnership between the legal profession and nine of the UK’s best-loved charities.
By volunteering your time and expertise during Will Aid, you’ll not only be raising vital donations for nine amazing charities, but also generating a host of benefits for your firm Taking part will increase your firm’s profile, attract new clients and boost staff morale too.
Helping others and supporting the local community is one of the main reasons why law firms sign up to take part in Will Aid each year.
But there are a whole host of business benefits to being part of Will Aid – such as meeting new clients, boosting staff morale, and raising your solicitors’ local profile.
Remember A Charity encourages the general public to consider how they can impact the world beyond their lifetime by leaving a gift to their favourite charities and supporting vital services for future generations. The national awareness week, running 11-17 September 2023 is a key opportunity for solicitors and professional Will-writers to open up conversations around charitable estates and the relevant tax breaks linked with legacy giving. This campaign draws together almost 200 charities from across the country, and over 800 solicitors and Will-writers all championing the message of giving from your Will.
Solicitors around the country who participated in the 2022 Will Aid campaign are celebrating another successful year – with an amazing £728k raised for charity.
In today’s world, UK baby boomers are active and engaged in their communities, they are financially-savvy and, according to Saga’s Generation Experience report, around two thirds of them support charities. Taking care of their family is crucial and – just like most of us – they hope that any inheritance they pass on will be valued and used wisely. In this environment, offering advice on the inheritance tax (IHT) incentives on charitable donations included in their Will takes on even greater significance.
As solicitors and Will writers, you can help your clients leave a lasting impact on the world by making them aware of the option to include a charitable gift in their Will.
Charity will-writing scheme Will Aid is looking for more solicitors to sign up to this year’s campaign,
as the cost-of-living crisis and humanitarian disaster in Ukraine continues to put strain on its charity
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