Gareth Samuel writes on behalf of Ecclesiastical Planning Services.
A recent survey has found that most people aged 50 and above would prefer their own funeral service to be ‘green’ or eco-friendly.
The reach of social media is so widespread that there is almost no aspect of daily life which has remained untouched by its influence.
A recent survey has found that family, good health and loving relationships are considered the key to living a contented life by people aged 50 and above in the UK.
Here, we look at the little differences between the way funerals are typically held in Scotland and the rest of the UK.
New research shows that almost a quarter of people aged 50 and above, who have had to arrange a funeral for someone else, have used money from their own savings to cover the cost.
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The movement towards a more open approach to mortality continues its momentum.
70% of over 50s would like to have music played at their funeral service, with Andrea Bocelli’s ‘Time to Say Goodbye’ among the most popular track selections.
With a responsibility to inform the public that not all funeral plans are the same, our ‘Look for the purple flower’ campaign aims to raise awareness of the differences between pre-paid funeral plans bought in different ways.
New research reveals that nearly half of men aged 50 and above have never spoken to those closest to them about their own funeral wishes.
The Funeral Planning Authority (FPA) is a voluntary regulator for the funeral planning industry which exists to protect consumers who want to make funeral arrangements in advance.