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Golden Leaves, one of the oldest and most respected funeral planning organisations in the United Kingdom, has announced its commitment to offering support should companies choose not to seek authorisation under new FCA regulations or to companies that have withdrawn as they have been unable to meet the regulator’s requirements.

Barry Floyd, CEO of Golden Leaves stated,

Sombre image of Barry Floyd, managing director of Golden Leaves
“We are proud to be able to offer peace of mind to those existing customers of the companies listed below, who have decided not to pursue FCA authorisation at this present time. We can assure customers of these companies that they will be looked after diligently and will receive the funerals outlined in the plans that they have purchased from these companies in good faith. We will be in contact with all plan holders to welcome them to Golden Leaves and provide further detailed information on next steps, if of course, any further action is required.”

Several such companies have now transferred their books of existing funeral plan business to Golden Leaves over the course of the last six months. Please refer to the list of companies that have transferred their books of plan holders to Golden Leaves Limited:

Maplebrook Funeral Plans Limited Customers of Maplebrook were transferred by deed poll on 31/10. We will be writing to all customers before 30/11 to advise them of the transfer terms and the way in which customers can cancel if they do not wish to transfer.

E C Alderwick and Sons Limited (Bristol Funeral Directors).

Geo. Hanson & Sons (Hucknall) Ltd Customers of Geo. Hanson were transferred by novation agreement on 27th January 2023. We will be writing to all customers by the 27 /02 to advise them of the transfer terms and the way in which customers can cancel if they do not wish to transfer.

SJP Lichfield Limited (Jukes Funeral Services).

Golden Leaves is a funeral plan provider and credit broker are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Firm reference number 960923

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