Charitable legacies

It has been reported that a record 16% of death Wills processed by Smee & Ford in 2022 included a charitable legacy. This totalled a staggering £21.3 billion by the end of 2022. Many charities depend on legacies and it is good to see that these are continuing post pandemic, and despite the economic uncertainty.

New data has revealed 2022 saw a record number of charitable gifts left within wills, with figures totalling £21.3 billion by the end of the year.