regulation of prepaid funeral plans

regulation of prepaid funeral plans

Funeral Plan Market – Competition Cutting Costs

Exciting Times in the Funeral Plan Market Massive changes in the market are giving the public even better value and wider choice.  MPs seem to think that prepaid funeral plans are somehow responsible for pushing up the cost of funerals. Professional advisers know that is wrong, and it is nice to have some proof to …

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Regulation of Funeral Plans: Developments in 2019

News from Parliament – regulation of funeral plans. The Financial Conduct Authority is to take on the overall regulation of funeral plans sometime in 2021.  Of course, they already regulate parts of the market now, directly or indirectly.  Client funds are quite well protected already.  UPDATEI have to say that my concern is that the …

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Another 50% Rise in Funeral Costs. What to do?

Another 50% increase in funeral costs is on the way. What to do? Cash poor local authorities are sometime dramatically increasing the cost of death.  This is leading to pay day loans, Facebook fundraising pages and people being left in freezers while the family try to scrape together the necessary funds.  In one case, the …

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The Funeral Planning Authority and Funeral Plans

What is the role of the Funeral Planning Authority in the regulation of Funeral Planning? It is not an official body, it is a Trade Association which does indeed seek to raise standards by way of self-regulation.  But that does not mean that firms who choose not to subscribe are in any way inferior.  We certainly …

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