Pre-paid funeral plans


More and more people are choosing to plan ahead when it comes to arranging their, or a family member’s funeral with a pre-paid funeral plan.

Arranging a pre-paid funeral plan brings peace of mind for you and those you care about at a time of significant emotional distress.

A pre-paid funeral plan is the simplest way to arrange and pay for your funeral in advance, whilst protecting your loved ones against unexpected costs and uncertainty about your final wishes.

By planning ahead with a pre-paid funeral plan you can:

Relax knowing you’ve arranged and paid for your funeral in advance
Beat rising funeral costs
Plan your funeral your way
Take away unnecessary stress for family and friends

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The Independent Way funeral plan with J E Hackett & Sons

At J E Hackett & Sons we believe the Independent Way funeral plan - only available with independent funeral directors - offers you significant advantages over other plans.

We will take the time to understand your wishes and tailor a personalised plan to suit your needs so that you only pay for the services you require, taking away the stress of organising a funeral.

Our pre-paid funeral plan guarantee

No matter how much our service prices rise in the future, once your plan is in place, neither you or your loved ones will be asked to pay any more.

There are some third-party costs which we are obliged to pay on your behalf including:

  • Cemeteries or crematoria fees
  • Doctors, clergy or officiants fees
  • Newspaper notices and memorials

The amount of these fees are not within our control and may require a further payment at the time of need.

You’re protected against rising funeral costs

You might be surprised to hear that while the average cost of a funeral in 2004 was £1920.00, today it’s £3,897. That’s an increase of 103% – more than double and well over inflation. At this rate, in another ten years, the average funeral cost could be more than £7,000.00.

When you take out an Independent Way plan, you have the reassurance that your money is protected. You select how you wish to pay for your plan and, depending on your choice; your money is paid into the Golden Charter Trust.

Your money grows and, when the time comes, we receive the payment, including any growth, and use this money to provide the agreed services to your family. No matter how much costs have risen in the intervening period, your loved ones will not be asked for a penny more for the guaranteed funeral director’s services included within your plan.

Your money is safe

This is the single most important question anyone should ask when making any financial commitment to purchase a pre-payment funeral plan.

A J E Hackett & Sons the Independent Way pre-paid funeral plan provides exceptional financial security. Payments for your funeral plan are paid into the Golden Charter Trust which is run by a Board of Trustee which safeguard your money until the time of need.

Would you like to know more information?

If you would like more information on pre-paid funeral plans please contact us to arrange a meeting at either of our offices or your home to discuss all the options and any personal requirements.

As each funeral plan is specifically tailored to your individual requirements a member of our family will guide you through the process to ensure you have accurate information so you can make the best decision for yourself, and only pay for what you need.