Prepaid funeral plans from Golden Charter

The death of a friend or relative is one of the most stressful times for families – now one Yorkshire business hopes to take some of that strain away.

Promoted by Gateway Funeral Services
Thursday, 30th September 2021, 7:16 am
A funeral plan can help protect against rising costs

Losing someone close to you is heart-breaking and often leaves the loved ones bereft and confused; one local funeral firm puts looking after the whole family at the heart of its business.

Gateway Funeral Services offers a full, personal, professional and dignified funeral service to any family regardless of culture or belief. As funeral directors, their staff realise the importance of looking after each and every family as individuals, and providing guidance and support to ensure the funeral arrangements are carried out efficiently and in a way you desire.

A spokesperson for Gateway Funeral Services said: “As experienced funeral directors, we aim to bring people together to celebrate a life when it ends, and to assist the family including children, to come to terms with their loss.

“As experienced funeral directors, we aim to bring people together to celebrate a life when it ends."

Looking ahead

The death of a relative often prompts many people to consider the provisions they have made for the future. With this in mind, Gateway Funeral Services can offer advice on funeral planning. With a funeral plan, you can help protect your loved ones from the financial stress and worry of your funeral arrangements.

Gateway Funeral Services are proud to recommend funeral plans from Golden Charter, one of the UK’s leading funeral plan providers*. Golden Charter provides a range of funeral plans which offer comfort and security for you and your family.

This is how you’ll benefit by choosing to plan ahead for your funeral:

1. Fix your funeral director’s costs at today’s prices

And that’s important. You might be surprised to hear that the average cost of a funeral has gone up by 54% in less than 10 years*. It means there’s no guarantee that, when the time comes, your savings or over 50s insurance policy will cover the cost of your funeral.

2. Help protect your family from worry and expense

A plan isn’t just an easy way to beat rising prices. It’s also a chance to do something amazing for your family at a difficult time. With a plan in place you can help save your family from money worries or stressful decisions about funeral arrangements in the future.

3. Arrange your funeral, your way

One of the best things about a Golden Charter plan is that you can choose the send-off you want. When the time comes, everything will be taken care of by your chosen funeral director. It means you and your family can be certain of a truly personal service when it matters most.

4. Have the reassurance of a trusted local funeral director

With something as important as your funeral, it’s important to know you and your family are in the best of hands.

5. Have the security of a leading funeral plan provider

Golden Charter is one of the UK’s leading funeral plan providers, owned by the people who understand your needs best – independent funeral directors. Over 800,000 people have already trusted them with their funeral arrangements. It means your plan offers the best of both worlds – the personal service and care of a trusted local funeral director, and the reassurance of a leading plan provider.

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* Source - SunLife Cost of Dying Report 2021 (£2,731 in 2010 to £4,184 in 2020)

* Source Based on recent market share of funeral plans sold. For details please see Funeral Planning Authority statistics 2020 and Golden Charter Annual Review 2020/21.