THE POPULATION CLOCK: Australia

SELECTING A FUNERAL DIRECTOR

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the resident population of Australia on 25 September 2020 is projected to be 25,705,203. This projection is based on the estimated resident population at 31 March 2020 and assumes: growth since then of:one birth every 1 minute and 43 seconds. one death every 3 minutes and 13 seconds. one person arriving […]

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DO YOU PROVIDE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS?

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WHAT ABOUT FUNERAL ASSISTANCE? Although Bereavement Leave is provided in Workplace Awards, it does not take into account the stress on employees and their families who are coping with death and the additional burden of arranging a funeral. The loss of a family member (and impending funeral) can have a significant and negative impact on […]

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FUNERAL DIRECTORS ARE OVERCHARGING, SAYS WATCHDOG

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In a recent investigation by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) it has been revealed that UK consumers are typically being overcharged by at least £400 ($730+ AU) – and possibly a lot more – when they pay for a funeral. The investigation also found that some funeral directors were providing “unacceptably low levels […]

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FUNERAL HOME PUTS BODY IN THE WRONG CASKET

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‘It felt like a cruel joke’: Grieving family at open casket service find WRONG BODY dressed in great-grandfather’s favorite clothes after blunder by Texas funeral home Santana Funeral Directors were tasked with organizing the funeral for Natividad Torres Cordova back in May Employees accidentally put the wrong body in Cordova’s casket and brought it to his […]

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WRONG PERSON ACCIDENTALLY BURIED AFTER FUNERAL HOME MIX UP

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HOSPITAL chiefs in Carlisle, UK have launched an investigation after a mix-up with bodies led to a family unwittingly having a funeral service for the wrong person. One of the two elderly men involved was mistakenly buried at St Mary’s Church in Rockcliffe village, near Carlisle. The service was on Monday, July 6. Along with […]

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INVOCARE REPORTS MESSY HALF YEAR RESULT

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In its latest financial report to the ASX, InvoCare (ASX:IVC) has announced its results for the half-year ended 30 June 2020. In what has been an extremely challenging operating environment for the funeral industry, IVC has reported a messy result, predominantly due COVID-19. According to J.P Morgan Securities Australia Limited, COVID 19 had a variety […]

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