Company to combat high costÂ of funerals
A FUNERAL service provider has announced a wave of measures to tackle costs and drive down prices.
From today Co-op Funeral Care, which has branches inÂ Portsmouth, Fareham and Waterlooville,Â will introduce its new 'guarantee to beat' commitment which will see funeral homes commit to beating any like-for-like quote on funeral costs.
Managing director Robert Maclachlan said: '˜Funerals are becoming increasingly price sensitive and in the past two years we have seen a huge shift in the number of clients seeking affordable funeral choices.
'˜Our new guarantee to beat on price means that families choosing a funeral with the Co-op can be assured that they are receiving a competitively-priced funeral, with no compromise on our high standards of care.'
The firm will also be lowering the cost of its affordable funeral optionÂ by Â£100, undercutting other national providers by taking it to Â£1,895, plus third party costs.