Month: July 2019

Funeral debt rises as funeral costs continue to soar

Funeral debt rises as the average cost of a funeral in the UK continues to increase. According to SunLife Insurance, the cost of funerals has risen every year for the last 14 years, equating to a 122% increase since 2004. In 2019, the average cost of a funeral in the UK stands at £4,271, and…




Consumers vulnerable to aggressive debt collection if their energy supplier goes bust

Customers who owe money to energy suppliers are left vulnerable to aggressive debt collection companies if their supplier goes bust. Since January 2018, 11 energy suppliers have collapsed, including Gen4U, One Select, Future Energy, Spark Energy, Brilliant Energy and National Gas and Power. This has left at least 32,000 customers in debt and at risk…