Blog: Did you see ‘Funerals: A Costly Undertaking?’ on ITV last night?


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A shocking exposé of the UK funeral industry. Key facts:

  • Prices are doubling every 10 years
  • Funeral debt in the UK has increased to £147 million – many families go into substantial debt to pay funeral fees.
  • 78% adults have not done any research into funeral options
  • 53% adults have not communicated funeral wishes to their loved ones
  • 62% adults didn’t know how much the average funeral cost
  • 44% adults didn’t know how they would make up a shortfall in funeral costs with 30% saying they would put money on a credit card
  • 49% adults who had organised a funeral said that knowing the wishes of the deceased made it easier to organise and pay for the send-off

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We can arrange low-cost non-service cremations, to full-service and burial with multiple limousines and special requests. It just depends on your budget and what you would like for the service.

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