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How do funeral plans work?

In life, it's an inevitable fact that we will require a funeral one day. We don't always know when this time will be - and that's the trouble when it comes to planning. However, that's where Open Prepaid Funerals can help. By taking control over your funeral, you can protect loved ones from emotional and financial stress when the time comes. A prepaid funeral plan manages the logistics of the funeral, including the preparation of the funeral itself, as well as arrangements before and after the service. Learn more about how funeral plans work from our detailed guide.

  • Posted 24th July 2020
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Why we should keep talking about funeral plans

Over the last few months, the world has been exposed to a very difficult period - economically, emotionally and physically. As COVID-19 continues to impact our day to day lives in every corner of the globe, funeral planning has become a much more prevalent topic than ever before.

  • Posted 6th July 2020
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What does a funeral director do?

A funeral director, previously known as a mortician or undertaker, manages a funeral home and arranges the details of funerals. The role of the funeral director is not only to provide compassionate support to the grieving families alongside advice on the organisation of the funeral, but also work behind the scenes to ensure everything is managed on their behalf.

  • Posted 8th June 2020
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Funeral Planning Authority Registration Announced

We are pleased to announce that we have successfully become registered with the FPA (Funeral Planning Authority). We’ve shown that we meet the necessary criteria and have demonstrated compliance with their Rules and Code of Practice. The company is now officially an FPA registered provider of funeral plans.

  • Posted 16th April 2019
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Want to know the latest funeral costs information in the UK?

Here at Open Prepaid Funerals, we understand that planning a funeral can be a stressful time and unexpected costs can soon mount up. There are hundreds of sites and articles that try to dispel the myths associated to funeral planning, but with the national average of a funeral service standing at approximately £4,000, we want to show you exactly what types, services and products are typically associated to a funeral, and the financial impact of this.

  • Posted 24th October 2017
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Funeral Plan Price Changes

We have some important news to share with you that could make an immediate difference to your decision about taking out an Open Prepaid Funerals Plan.

  • Posted 7th May 2015
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Rising Cost of a Funeral

The cost of a funeral may not be something that you have given much thought to. However with the average cost of a funeral rising year on year, this subject is something you should consider sooner rather than later.

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