Cardboard Coffin

Funeral costs have risen 6% over the last year according to a report by Sun Life Direct sixth annual report. According to the report, the average cost of a funeral is estimated at ¬£7,114, this figure includes the funeral, headstone, probate and flowers and represents an 18% increase of costs since 2007. ¬†Given these figures, it is not surprising that 25% of people have said they would consider opting for a cardboard coffin to cut down on costs. [Read more…]