Our recent blog post about Simplicity Cremations, the offshoot of Dignity Funerals, elicited this response from a disapproving reader: ‘This rattled me. “Dignity’s prices are too high and they are the cause of funeral poverty. Big bad dignity”. “Dignity lower their prices and offer a low cost cremation option. Big bad
With the issue of funeral poverty (or funeral affordability) very much in the media, providing quality undertaking service at low cost is a goal that many businesses are aspiring to. There were eight finalists in this category, and all provide excellent value for money for their low cost funerals.
Back in 2015, we reported on this blog about the legal skirmish between funeral plan providers Safe Hands Funeral Plans and Golden Charter – see here to refresh your memory. A paragraph from that blog post came to mind today: ‘While the lawyers order trebles all round and get ready
Posted by Charles A relatively new element of the Christmas experience is the themed winter wonderland. We’ve already had our first hilarious example of 2016 in Bakewell, Derbyshire. The Sun headline captured it neatly: WINTER BLUNDERLAND. Bakewell Winter Wonderland slammed by families as ‘pile of s***’ that is ‘so
‘High level return on investment within 2 to 5 years’ 2,500 plots available to investors Plot price to investors £2,400 High level return within two to five years Plots are valued at over £3,750 Clearly defined exit strategy Minimum investment is 4 plots ‘A very rare opportunity has arisen
For some reason, the UK’s largest provider of funeral related services prefers not to list their prices online. Happily, we have no such reservations about letting the public know the current cost of a funeral from a Dignity PLC owned business. (There are currently in the region of 780 funeral director
Lucy Coulbert of Coulbert Family Funerals Having geared her business specifically to help families of limited means arrange dignified and respectful funerals, Lucy was the only funeral director in England and Wales to give evidence to the 2016 DWP Bereavement Benefits Enquiry. Lucy gives a 100% customer-focused service, unconstrained by
Bereaved families in the Oxford area may be a little less pleased to know that the cost of having a relative cremated at their local Dignity owned crematorium will be £999 from next week onwards. Just a short journey towards London, a cremation at South West Middlesex Crematorium will cost
Guest post by Ruth Phelps of www.borca.co.uk I opened my stall on Norwich Market in January 2016 and stock sustainably-resourced willow, green ash and rush baskets from household laundry baskets to bike and log and picnic hampers and much more. I additionally stock Fairtrade baskets from Palestine and seek to
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