Funeral poverty is an increasing issue in the UK. This month Sun Life publish their annual Cost of Dying Report. We’re confident we can predict that as far as funeral costs go, the only way is up. Understand the issues…
At a distressing time, funeral costs can add further worry to individuals and families. Funerals have been called ‘the ultimate distress purchase’. They are often planned in haste, under stress and few want to bicker over costs.
The Cost of Dying report
The average funeral costs between £3-4,000. With legal bills, the cost of dying is around £7,000. Not surprising, 1 in 5 people struggles to meet the costs. The Sun Life Cost of Dying report (produced with Bath Uni’s Centre for Death and Society) paints a stark picture about the average cost of dying and looks at the growing issue […]