funeral costs

Funeral poverty booms as government funeral fund shrinks

Funeral poverty is rising and the government are spending less than ever to help grieving people who can't afford a funeral.

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Huge upsurge in online price transparency

When we first started campaigning for fairer funerals in 2014, only 10% of funeral directors in the UK had any prices at all on their websites.

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Funeral director of the month

Devonians Heart and Soul Funerals are Fair Funerals’ most recent Funeral Director of the Month.

 

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Funeral director of the month

We are proud to announce Your Choice Funerals as our very first Fair Funerals funeral director of the month.

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Record number of MPs back end to children’s funeral fees

A parliamentary petition calling for an end to children's funeral fees has received more MP signatures than any other for the whole of 2016. The ‘Early Day Motion’ (EDM)  has been signed by 152 MPs

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Fund funerals for grieving parents, says Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May rejects Labour's plea to lift the financial burden on grieving parents, but her words suggests she has a lot to learn about funeral poverty.

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Go Compare the funeral? How useful are funeral comparison sites?

Emily Engel works for the Kensington and Chelsea Citizens Advice Bureau as head of social policy in the research and campaign team. 

When she discovered several new funeral price comparison sites, she decided to check them out…

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Funeral costs soar ten times higher than the cost of living

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Who cares for the carers? The extreme hardship hitting bereaved carers

By Michael Egan

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Funeral directors challenged to put prices on their website

Today the Fair Funerals campaign challenges the funeral industry to be open and transparent about their prices, calling on them to make prices available online.

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