Why choose Safe Hands?

You can trust us to care for you and your family

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Why choose a Safe Hands plan?

Funeral planning is part of life – it’s a practical decision that shows you care. But Safe Hands is more than just a name. Choosing a Safe Hands funeral plan gives you and your family complete peace of mind that your personal wishes are respected, and the most basic costs of your funeral are guaranteed.

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We’re a responsible provider

Safe Hands is regulated by the Funeral Planning Authority. That means we follow firm guidelines that show us the best way to provide a funeral plan – a plan you can trust.

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Your money is safe - it's in Safe Hands

When you buy a Safe Hands funeral plan, we put your money into The Safe Hands Plans Trust. It’s a trust that's operated independently by Sterling Trust Corporation Ltd.

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Your family will be supported by professionals

Everyone here at Safe Hands understands that funerals aren't easy to talk about – our team is trained to be professional, compassionate and respectful. Your family will also have professional support from the Funeral Director who is arranging the ceremony for you.

Simple, affordable, trusted

What matters most to us, is that you get the funeral plan that's right for you and your family. We know this is a big decision – that's why we give you so much choice about paying for your plan. We know you'll want to put your money in Safe Hands.

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Easy to pay Single payment

Make a one-off payment for your plan. No handling charge.

12 or 24 months

Instalments over a 12 or 24-month period. No handling charge.

Pay over time

Pay slowly for your plan – up to 10 years. Includes a handling charge.

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Our funeral plans give you control over the kind of funeral you’d like. You can still make detailed choices about which music, flowers, or readings to have – or none of those things, if that’s what you'd prefer.

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A Safe Hands funeral plan puts your money into trust. That trust is overseen by independent trustees it's their job to make sure the money is managed responsibly.

Whatever happens, you can relax knowing there’ll always be enough money to pay for the cost of the funeral director's fees and services.

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There's no charge for changing the details of your Safe Hands funeral plan if you move (within the UK), for example – or for upgrading it.