Jun 2, 2018
Along with the summer, the 1st June marks the dawn of another important day; the day when both the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the Treasury announced their reviews on both funeral costs and prepaid funeral plans in the UK.
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May 20, 2018
Do you want an all singing all dancing funeral plan that covers everything, or are you happy just paying for the essential funeral costs and leaving the rest until the time comes?
May 19, 2018
Direct Cremation is a relatively new type of funeral but one that is growing in popularity. Although it will probably not become the norm as the majority of the UK still hold firm with wanting a more traditional funeral service
Apr 20, 2018
A report exposing how cheap funeral plans can leave families with more to pay has hit the headlines again today threatening to tarnish the funeral plan industry’s reputation however this is not necessarily a bad thing.
Mar 15, 2018
The death of someone close to us typically releases very personal emotions. Coping with grief is likely to vary considerably from one person to another and from one time to another.
Feb 22, 2018
Perhaps the constant media attention about rising funeral costs has started to hit home, or is it just our attitude towards death has changed and in this new digital age we have a more pragmatic view on life – and of course death!
Feb 13, 2018
There is certainly no pomp and ceremony with a direct funeral – which might take the form of direct cremation or direct burial. Instead, the cremation or burial takes place without any ceremony or funeral service
Dec 19, 2017
The Funeral Plan market has grown dramatically over recent years and as a result has become rather confusing and in some ways misleading.
When I say misleading, I am not talking about funeral plans as such: although there are some areas that require clarification.
Nov 23, 2017
It was with mixed emotions that I read the Mail on Sunday’s report on the illegal tactics one prepaid funeral plan provider is reported to have been using to so say ‘bully’ customers into buying their prepaid funeral plans.
Sep 30, 2017
Having read an article recently ‘Prepaid Funeral plans; what you need to know before you buy’ I felt compelled to put pen to paper (or whatever the equivalent is these days in our new super high tech world) and clarify a few point; in particular the best way to compare funeral plans.
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