News

Co-op first to sign enhanced pledge

Co-op Funeralcare has become the first funeral firm to sign up to an enhanced Fair Funerals pledge to improve the way funeral directors’ prices are displayed online.

The campaign’s research of 300 funeral firms found that 93% did not display their prices on their websites... (cont)

Death comes to the Fringe

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival (5-29 August) will be featuring several shows coming under the umbrella of Death on the Fringe.

Some are serious, some are comical – but all are aimed at making the viewer think about what it means to live well and die well ... (cont.)

Business

Supplier 'improves employees’ lives'

Julian Atkinson, MD of coffin company JC Atkinson, recently visited the Bangladesh home of supplier Oasis Coffins, and has agreed new deals to expand production there.

Julian has also seen how the company has significantly improved the lives of its employees and the community in which it is based ... (cont.)

People

Family award for Anderson Macguire

Anderson Maguire Funeral Directors has won the health and welfare title in the Family Business United Awards (FBU) 2016.

Presented with the award at an event in London, chairman Dom Maguire said:
“My guiding principal has always been to provide a service to our clients that we would hope to receive ourselves in our time of need.... (cont)


The vast majority of our enquiries come as a result of our ad in the FSJ
- Rodney Crouch, Passages International Inc. Ltd

We have used pretty well all of the magazines associated with the Funeral Industry since we started over 30 years ago and the FSJ is the only one to give us continuous response.
- Graham Mosey, Crowndeed

At Eulogica Ltd we are constantly measuring the performance of our advertising and we are very happy with the results from the FSJ
- Svein Mytting Eulogica Ltd