The UK's consumer markets watchdog and Treasury have announced separate reviews of competition and price transparency in the £ 2 bnfuneralsmarket.
The Competition and Markets Authority said it would investigate whether the information provided by funeral directors on prices and services is clear enough. It will also assess how and why prices have changed.
The Treasury is to examine regulation in the pre-paid funerals market, to “stop grieving families from being ripped off”. The government will consult on tougher regulation and propose