Financial benefits of funeral planning

Financial benefits of funeral planning

As we approach the fiscal year end, those looking to retirement are called on to top up ISAs and review their tax position and budgets. Enquiries about our Prepaid funeral plans often rise around this time of year. And here’s why. They are an efficient way of...
Examining the cost of a funeral

Examining the cost of a funeral

How much will it cost? It’s a common concern that families face when they’re organising a funeral.  Funerals are costly.  That’s because it involves the safe, dignified care of a loved one coupled with a time-critical administrative process when a myriad of decisions...
5 things you should ask a funeral director

5 things you should ask a funeral director

Coping with loss is hard enough.  But if you’re arranging a funeral, we know you’ll likely want to make informed decisions about which funeral director to appoint. So where do you start? As an independent family run funeral director, experience of supporting local...
Getting it just right (whatever that means for you)

Getting it just right (whatever that means for you)

There’s no such thing as a normal funeral.  And that’s why we work hard to ensure you and your loved ones get the funeral that’s just right for you.  But here’s a secret.  We love when we’re asked to do something different – a drive though funeral in a farmer’s field,...
135 years of William Purves

135 years of William Purves

It’s Spring 1888.  Queen Victoria is celebrating her 50th year on the throne and the PM is Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).  Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy and Oscar Wilde are the country’s most read authors and The Financial Times launched it’s first issue. ...
Choosing a career in the funeral sector

Choosing a career in the funeral sector

When did funeral directing become a career? Well, since time began, we’ve been caring for and burying our dead so it’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment funeral directing became a profession. Fast forward to the 21st Century, and we saw funeral teams throughout the UK...