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Family funeral director wins major award

Funeral Directors, Douch, Family Business

Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors have won the Family Business United ‘People’s Choice’ award for the south and south west – voted for by the public. The fourth generation business beat, among others, Thatcher’s Cider and St Austell Brewery, which have a national presence. The group, which has eight branches …

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FPA moves to independent board structure

FPA, Funeral Planning

The Funeral Planning Authority (FPA) has announced significant constitutional changes, in a move intended to give it greater independence within the industry. Previous board members, who were representatives from various funeral plan providers that the FPA regulates, have resigned and been replaced by two new independent directors. As part of …

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