While searching for end-of-life related issues for a parent, older relative, or friend, you maybe have seen more and more young people are thinking about end-of-life planning and recording their wishes for final arrangements. The moment a person starts thinking about his or her own mortality can vary greatly, but there’s something about being in your 30s and 40s that makes it seem even more real. Perhaps it is seeing aging parents begin to slow down, maybe it’s the time when
Funeral plan company Dignity, saw their share price fall yesterday was down eight per cent to 2,262p after warning about fierce competition in the funeral plan industry. The figures For the 39 weeks ended 29 September, revenue increased from £229.3m to £243.9m, an increase of six per cent. Underlying operating profit climbed by five per cent year-on-year, up from £75.8m to £79.4m. The number of deaths rose by one per cent from 434,000 to 440,000. In the period, Dignity said i
Credit Wyatt Brothers Funeral Directors, information and images from their website. Wyatt Brothers Funeral Directors based in Plymouth have teamed up the with the Glitter Coffin Company to offer glitter coffins. Credit Wyatt Brothers Funeral Directors, information and images from their website. The new glitter coffins are available for cremations and burials depending on family requirements and are truly a unique and personal send off that is more fitting for loved ones. Ther
Here at My Funeral Plan Supermarket we believe that everyone should have a plan that is tailored to their individual needs and requirements. Often we come across people that have been miss informed regarding funeral costs. They are either told by their local funeral director that it will cost them a lot more or they aren't told about the hidden costs that their loved ones could be left. When you pass, it's not just the emotional grief that effects your loved ones. It is also
Rachel Lanza and granddaughter Charlotte Hopwood. Photo from BPM One of the Midlands’ best-known funeral directors has closed leaving grieving families left thousands of pounds out of pocket. Colour My Funeral, a business that specialised in unique and way-out send-offs , has left customers who have paid for the the firm’s bespoke funeral packages seeing red over the sudden demise. A solicitors’ letter pinned to the front of the company’s closed office in Shirley, Solihull, c
If you have already a funeral plan or even considered one, you have the opportunity of sparing your love ones the difficulties of worrying about what you want when your time comes. Below we have created a checklist of ten things to think about before you die that will help your loved ones. Do you want to be buried or cremated? (compare them both here) Do you want to donate your organs? (Fill in a form here. What kind of coffin do you want? A cheap coffin? A colourful coffin?
Cremation or Burial is the very much dependent on your finances, beliefs, family situation, and possibly other factors as well. Below we have taken an in depth look into the advantages and disadvantages of each to help you decide whether a cremation or burial is best for you. Click here to start comparing funeral plans today. CREMATION CREMATION OPTIONS You can go the most affordable, simplest option with direct cremation without any services at a funeral directors although
If you haven't already set your funeral requests out clearly your loved ones they may end up making funeral plans on how they think you may of wanted which doesn't always mean it would be a true reflection of you. Planning your funeral in advance means saving not just money for your loved ones but the stress and arguments that may arise. Below we have listed a few examples of what can go wrong if you don't plan ahead. Guests Inviting Themselves If you want a small low key fu