Legacy income rises 9.8 per cent, finds benchmark survey
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Legacy income rises 9.8 per cent, finds benchmark survey

2 Mar 2015 | Stephen Cotterill
Tags: Legacies

Like-for-like legacy income among large charities is up 9.8 per cent in the year to December 2014, according to a survey by analyst Legacy Foresight.

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