Charles Cowling
  The Birmingham Post reports the takeover by Laurel of 2 undertakers, WH Scott and Earl & Co. Scott’s is a business with no website but masses of barnacles heritage and a noble lineage stretching back over five generations. We trust that the present generation, the one that brought the proud dynasty to an end
Charles Cowling
Tom Quixote from Matthew Hayes on Vimeo.     Family funeral director Tom Crean has spent the last 30 years tilting at windmills. Tom Quixote tells the story of his struggle against the corporate takeover of the North American funeral industry, during which he has had a run-in with Hollywood,
Charles Cowling
  What on earth is going on, we ask ourselves, at Henry Ison and Sons, Coventry?  Laurel Funerals has suspended four members of staff, including two funeral directors and a hearse driver. We have fearlessly hunted down two of the accused and… well, we wonder, we really do. They have no
Charles Cowling
Dear Mr Greenfield, This has been a horrible week for you.  Or has it?  You will have by now appraised your reputational vulnerability, conducted a jeopardy assessment and learned how many people watched The British Way of Death.  Taking heart from the recovery of Co-operative Funeralcare, you may be reckoning