FCA consults to improve pre-paid funeral plan standards

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Sophie King
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From 29 July 2022, activities involving the provision and distribution of pre-paid funeral plans will come under our regulation, and firms conducting these activities must be authorised by the FCA.
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From 29 July 2022, activities involving the provision and distribution of pre-paid funeral plans will come under our regulation, and firms conducting these activities must be authorised by the FCA.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation on how it regulates pre-paid funeral plans in a bid to raise standards across the sector.

The consultation, which closes on 13 April, lays out draft rules outlining how the financial watchdog will act to protect consumers. In January, the Treasury introduced legislation that brought ...

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