Article preview: The introduction of a proposed price cap on the cost of funerals has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) wanted to introduce limits on funeral pricing after its investigation found that the sector was not performing well for grieving families. Some of the findings of the investigation included rising costs and challenges for families in comparing prices.
Plans to cap funeral prices on hold
This 609-word blog post reports on a decision by the Competition & Markets Authority to defer or cancel plans to introduce price controls for the funeral sector, due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Written on 13th August 2020.
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