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All the latest news from the team at Jackson Family Funeral Directors. For more information about any of the news features below please contact marketing@jacksonfamilyfunerals.com.

In partnership with eTrees

In partnership with eTrees

Jackson’s have recognised that regardless of whether a funeral is a burial or a cremation, they have a long term impact on the environment. Which is why we came up with our carbon offsetting initiative – in partnership with eTrees.

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CMA report

JACKSON’S REFLECT ON THE CMA’S RECENT REPORT

1st February 2021. Leading the funeral industry with an open and honest ethos, Jackson Family Funeral Directors reflect on the current findings of The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The CMA has published the final report on its in-depth market investigation into funeral services, confirming its remedies for the sector. At Jackson Family Funeral Directors, we have built the foundation of our business on open and transparent pricing, with all families treated equally. We welcome a more regulated industry to safeguard families in their hour of need and to protect the vulnerable. Clarity of ownership of a funeral directors has

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save funeral costs worcestershire

JACKSON’S SAVE WORCESTERSHIRE FAMILIES £871,252 ON FUNERALS IN 2020

19th January 2021. Jackson Family Funeral Directors announce they have saved families in Worcestershire £871,252 on funeral services in their Annual Family Saving Summary for 2020. Based on SunLife’s Cost of Dying Report 2020, where it is stated that the average funeral cost for 2020 was £4,601, Jackson’s smash their record for saving families money on their funeral costs which was £585,291.9 in 2019. As one of the very few remaining family owned independent funeral directors in Worcestershire, Jackson Family Funeral Directors have always campaigned for transparent and honest funeral service pricing since they were founded in 2018. With a

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Jacksons Uk Business Hero

JACKSON’S SELECTED AS A BRITISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE ‘UK BUSINESS HERO 2020’

3rd November 2020. Jackson Family Funeral Directors is proud to have been selected as a ‘UK Business Hero 2020’ by the British Chamber of Commerce, recognising the lengths they have gone to in order to support the local community during the Coronavirus outbreak. With an official message of support from the HRH The Countess of Wessex, Jackson Family Funeral Directors was only one of 25 businesses to receive this accolade, nominated by the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce. The title of ‘UK Business Hero’ follows a double win for Jackson’s in the Chamber Champion Awards last month. Recognising the

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Jacksons Win SME Business Elite Award

JACKSON’S WIN SME NEWS’ BUSINESS ELITE AWARD 2020

18th August 2020. Worcestershire’s independently family owned, Jackson Family Funeral Directors wins an SME News’ Business Elite Award 2020 for ‘Best Family Run Funeral Services Firm’. Jackson Family Funeral Directors, who are proud to be one of the very few remaining independently owned Funeral Directors in Worcestershire, have won an SME News’ Business Elite Award, praising their family values and their commitment to the community. Particularly in a time when coronavirus has affected families across the region, these awards recognise the continual high standard of care that Jackson Family Funeral Directors show at a very emotional time. Matthew Jackson, Managing

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New direct cremations website

JACKSON’S LAUNCH NEW DIRECT CREMATIONS WEBSITE

20th July 2020. Jackson Family Funeral Directors have launched a new website, specifically designed for their direct cremations funeral services at https://www.funeralsdirectcremation.co.uk/ to aid the simple process of booking a modern funeral. Providing honest services with complete transparency, Jackson Family Funeral Directors have launched their new website which is dedicated to the needs of families and loved ones looking for a sensitive and professional direct cremation. With options for pre-paid plans, information regarding frequently asked questions (FAQ) and an online cost calculator, the new direct cremations website provides a central resource for cost effective modern direct cremations. Matthew Jackson, Managing

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Matt Jackson Worcestershire Ambassadors

MATTHEW JACKSON ELECTED AS A WORCESTERSHIRE AMBASSADOR

30th June 2020. Matthew Jackson, Managing Director at Jackson Family Funeral Directors, has been elected as a Worcestershire Ambassador as a result of his dedication and commitment to the County, through his community work and business achievements. The Worcestershire Ambassadors is a unique organisation focused on promoting the County as a great place to live, work, invest and do business. Matthew Jackson is passionate about Worcestershire and supporting the local community at all levels. As a family owned and run business with four branches across Worcestershire; Pershore, Malvern, Worcester and Upton-upon-Severn, Jackson Family Funeral Director’s reach across the county is

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covid19 funerals

COVID-19… THE ARMY THAT NO ONE WANTS TO TALK ABOUT

6th April 2020. Funeral Directors at the frontline of COVID-19 take daily risks to safeguard the care of the deceased and the support of their loving families. Funerals have always been considered a taboo subject, but as we approach the peak in daily COVID-19 deaths from coronavirus, the risks to funeral staff intensifies, largely going unmentioned. With limited stock of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) workwear and essentials such as hand sanitiser, funeral directors are facing COVID-19 head-on, risking their own lives and their families on a daily basis. No one wants to talk about death and funerals at ‘normal’ times,

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Impact of COVID-19

THE AFFECT OF COVID-19 ON THE FUNERAL INDUSTRY

23rd March 2020. To all of the community… This is a post I never thought I would make. As a company we have been affected by the current situation like other businesses. We are a family and, like you, we are concerned for our family, friends, colleagues, neighbours and community. With widespread public concern, panic, anxiety and confusion, I wish to address a false perception that has made an incredible effect to us as a company. Attending a funeral is possible. Although the safest funeral service is a non-attended cremation or burial, however this is removing your time to say

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