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Ingard teams up with Golden Charter

Posted: 30/03/2017

We’re pleased to announce that market-leading funeral plan provider, Golden Charter, have joined our panel.

Golden Charter is the UK’s number one funeral plan provider and more than half a million people have taken out a funeral plan with them. They work with over 3,000 independent funeral directors giving your clients the widest choice and a genuinely personal service for their families when it matters most.

Funerals – The Facts

  • In 2004 the average funeral cost was £1,920.*
  • In 2016 the average funeral cost was £3897 – more than double the cost of a funeral in 2004.*
  • It is estimated that by 2026, the average funeral could cost £7,049.**
  • 49% of deceased either make no financial provision or insufficient provision to cover funeral costs.*

Rising costs of funerals

Source
*Sunlife Cost Of Dying Report 2016
**Projection by Golden Charter

Unrivalled Funeral Director UK Coverage

Source
Annual Reviews 2015

Benefits for Clients

Emotional

  • Peace of mind
  • Control of wishes
  • Unburden loved ones
  • Less worry during a difficult time
Financial
  • Fix Funeral Director’s costs at today’s prices
  • Funeral directors’ costs taken care of in advance
  • Affordable flexible payment options

Opportunities for You

  • Large, untapped market – Over 23 million people in the UK over the age of 50.***
  • Funeral plans open door to additional ‘Later Life’ services.
  • You can earn up to £500 for Standard, Select and Premier Plans.

How to Get Started

You will need to complete an induction training session with Golden Charter before you can sell their range of funeral plans to your clients. Golden Charter will provide face-to-face training and ongoing telephone support.

For further information or to book a training session, contact Golden Charter’s Sales Support Team on 0800 145 6520.

Source
*Sunlife Cost Of Dying Report 2016
**Projection by Golden Charter
*** Age UK