Funeral Plan Market is proud to have been accepted for a Primary Authority relationship with West Yorkshire Trading Standards service.
Primary Authority is a statutory scheme, established by the Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008. It allows an eligible business to form a legally recognised partnership with a single local authority in relation to regulatory compliance. This local authority is then known as its ‘primary authority’.
Primary authorities play a valuable role in leading and shaping the regulation of businesses that partner with them. In doing so, they deliver benefits for the regulatory system as a whole, for the businesses they partner with, and for those that the regulations are designed to protect – consumers, workers and the environment.
Primary Authority was launched in 2009 to make the local regulation of businesses operating at multiple premises across the UK more consistent. Primary Authority enables businesses to be provided with assured and tailored advice on complying with environmental health, trading standards or fire safety regulations that other local regulators must respect.
Primary Authority is administered by Regulatory Delivery, which is part of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Regulatory Delivery works to ensure that the way regulation is enforced is proportionate and risk-based, delivering existing functions such as Primary Authority, legal metrology and hallmarking policy, technical regulation and enforcement work.
Regulatory Delivery exercises the statutory responsibility for the operation of Primary Authority on behalf of the Secretary of State, nominating partnerships, issuing guidance and resolving determinations. It also manages the Primary Authority Register.
The benefits of Primary authority to customers are that they:
Businesses must ensure all products placed on the market are ‘safe’. Through its work with a business or businesses, and with enforcing authorities, a primary authority can actively support improvements in compliance ensuring better protection for consumers, workers and the environment.
Funeral Plan Market is listed on the Primary Authority Register, to view the register please Click Here.
Funeral Plan Market is currently the only funeral plan service to have a Primary Authority relationship.
“I have spent some considerable time going through the literature from Funeral Plan and found it to be very thorough in all aspects of what is a somewhat depressing subject (well, it would be its my funeral!) I know the funeral director and have the utmost faith in his ability to conduct the funeral in the best traditions of this sad time.”
“From the first phone call we were dealt with compassion and care. I cannot recommend them enough, the staff were so lovely and you get a designated contact who looks after you and is your point of contact. We used them for my mum , the crematorium was in beautiful grounds and the staff there were very good too”
“I was a little worried because I had never heard of them before but it was a caring and easy always there for me when I wanted them can very highly recommend thank you”
“From the initial phione call through to the aftercare, the staff at Funeral Plan Market were kind, friendly and we were trated with respect. Everything was handled by them and we were informed of developments at every stage.”
“The service and organisation of all the funeral arrangements were extremely good and conducted in a caring and sympathetic style. The Celebrant was particularly wonderful.”
“Having lost my daughter suddenly and unexpectedly I didn’t know what to do. we had discussed unattended cremation so I just looked online. I received an excellent and professional service nothing was too much trouble and I was kept informed”
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Here at Funeral Plan Market we shop around for you to make sure you are getting the best price funeral plan available in the market. If you are arranging a funeral for someone who has passed away we guarantee to be 40% cheaper than the average national price.
It is important to us to provide the best service possible and our ethos is to be dignified, affordable and respectful. We are proud to be rates 4.8/5 on Feefo the independent review site - please read our reviews about our 5-star rated service.