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1 June 2018

Government responds to Fairer Finance call for funeral plan regulation

  • Fairer Finance launched campaign for funeral plan regulation last July
  • HM Treasury has today launched a consultation on introduction of regulation

26 April 2018

Government urged to introduce regulation of funeral plans to protect vulnerable customers

Fairer Finance publishes second report into the unregulated prepaid funeral plan market

26 March 2018

Laurie Edmans CBE joins Fairer Finance's Consumer Advisory Board

Fourth member appointed to oversight panel

26 October 2017

Two new hires as Fairer Finance launches in Scotland

Fairer Finance is launching a new Scottish division headed by Ruth Gilbert, while Bobby Lyons joins as director from Bank of Ireland

7 July 2017

Unregulated funeral plan market leaves millions of pounds of consumer money at risk

New Fairer Finance report says perfect storm is brewing of misleading sales practices, lack of consumer understanding and lack of regulation in prepaid funeral plan sector. Regulation is urgently needed to prevent a Farepak-style scandal.

19 June 2017

Fairer Finance launches new star ratings

New star ratings designed to help consumers choose better quality financial products

8 March 2017

Fairer Finance awards first Clear & Simple mark to Bought By Many

Consumer group Fairer Finance has awarded its first ever Clear & Simple Mark to the insurance company Bought by Many.

10 January 2017

Fairer Finance appoints two directors as it launches new complaints service

Melissa Collett and Dan King join Fairer Finance as new complaints advisory service is launched

11 August 2016

Airlines and travel companies in breach of card charging rules, says Fairer Finance

Dozens of major airlines, travel companies, insurers and local authorities are continuing to charge too much for customers that choose to pay by credit card. Fairer Finance believes many of these companies are in breach of the regulations.

5 May 2016

Farnish & Thoresen join Fairer Finance's Consumer Advisory Board

Leading financial services figures will ensure consumer body does not prioritise its commercial interests ahead of its mission to create a fairer financial services market.