Cost of dying rises yet again

iStock_000016674106XSmallAccording to a new report, the cost of dying, including a funeral, probate fees and other associated costs, has jumped sharply to £7,622; rising to close to £10,000 for people living in London. The figures come from the latest ‘Cost of Dying Report’ produced by Sun Life Direct and concludes the recent rise in costs is not down to an increase in the fees charged by funeral directors, but higher disbursement fees, such as those charges for burial or cremation. Sun Life Direct’s report also found: The ...