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.
The recent return of the three-part series, broadcast by BBC’s number one talk radio station, has brought the conversation about death and dying into public consciousness.
Every year it seems a list of the most popular funeral songs from the last 12 months is released.
75% of over 50s say door-to-door funeral plan sales are ‘unacceptable’, 14% find the practice ‘intimidating’, and only 1% believe it to be ‘useful’.
Dealing with death is never easy for adults, but for children, loss can be inexplicable and, in many cases, life-altering.
As social media helps to raise awareness of the environmental impact of funerals, the popularity of eco-friendly alternatives has exploded.
Most over 50s would choose to have their children speak at their funeral 'if anything were possible'.
Pre-paid funeral plans are an often cost-effective way to make financial provision for your funeral service in advance.
A number of high-profile celebrity funeral services, which were pre-planned, have highlighted the importance of making arrangements in advance.
The pre-paid funeral plan market is ever-changing and the level of service required differs greatly from person to person.