Warning to 100 funeral directors over price lists

One hundred funeral directors face the threat of being named and shamed if they fail to improve the transparency of their prices. A letter from the UK’s competition authority warns them to improve after being found not to be complying with new rules on price lists. Consumer group Fairer Finance said it was “no surprise”… Continue reading Warning to 100 funeral directors over price lists

Call for greener funeral options to be legalised

A funeral director is calling for more environmentally-friendly methods of body disposal to be legalised. Andrew Purves said traditional fire cremation used a lot of energy and that ground was becoming scarce for burials. He said people needed more choice and that alternatives like water cremation and human composting should be allowed in the UK.… Continue reading Call for greener funeral options to be legalised