Competition watchdog to investigate funeral sector as prices escalate

Cost has increased by 6% each year – twice the inflation rate – for past 14 years, says CMABritain’s competition watchdog is launching an investigation into the funeral market after it found the cost of organising one increased by 6% each year – twice …

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McDonald’s, fancy dress and a VW? Britons are doing death differently

Survey finds that 40% want their funeral to be a celebration of life, not a gloomy, sombre affair Britons are increasingly shunning traditional funerals in favour or more unusual send-offs, which last year included a McDonald’s-themed drivethrough even…

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