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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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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INVESTIGATION INTO THE FUNERAL INDUSTRY

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In past year, eziFunerals has published a number of articles on the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into the UK Funeral Services industry. This investigation examined a range of issues including how people approach the purchase of a funeral under the extremely difficult circumstances that precede and follow the death of a loved one. […]

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CREMATION ASHES TO BODY ART

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While we know that cremation rates have been increasing in Australia, what many people don’t know is that some people take cremation and memorialisation a step further. Instead of scattering their loved ones’ ashes or saving them in an urn, many people now converting the ashes into diamonds and specially made jewellery that they wear […]

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HOW TO FIND DETAILS OF FUNERAL SERVICE

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Paying your respects and saying goodbye at the funeral service can help ease the pain and help others through their own grief. If you’ve lost touch or live outside the area when someone you care about has died, there are steps you can take to find out when and where a funeral service or memorial […]

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