Have you made a Will? How you can help the Regiment.
Did you know that as many as one in five people in the UK die without making one?
Many people make the mistake of thinking that they do not own enough property or cash to necessitate a Will.
However, making a Will is the only way to ensure that whatever you own is distributed according to your wishes. Indeed, without a Will your family will be faced with sorting out complicated legal matters at an already distressing time.
Your first priority must be to your family. Once you have taken care of your close family in your Will, you might consider leaving a little to help The Parachute Regiment Charity.
By doing so, you will continue to help the Regimental family and the welfare and memory of our soldiers for years to come. A legacy enables you to support us in a way which might not be possible during your lifetime.
Making a Will is a tax-efficient way of donating money to charity. All legacies to charities are free of Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax and could reduce the tax burden levied on your estate.
We strongly recommend that you use a Solicitor to help make or amend your Will. In most cases this is not an expensive exercise – many solicitors charge a flat fee for this.
A Solicitor will ensure that your wishes are practicable and will be carried out. Doing this need not entail making a new Will; you can simply make a brief addition – known as a Codicil – to include us in your existing Will.
We understand that making a Will is a very private matter, but it would help us enormously to know if you plan to leave a legacy to The Parachute Regiment Charity. That way we can avoid sending inappropriate communications.
You can download a copy here. Simply Right click on your mouse and then ’Save Target as’ to your computer Legacy Guide
If you would like a hard copy, please let us know with your full address through the Contact Us page and we will send one, or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org