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Dying Becomes Costlier in London so More Residents Opting for Basic Funerals

on 16-Oct-2012 09:00:00 By | Kings Court Trust | Blog Funeral Probate Fees
A funeral director in the northwest of London has said that more people in the area are now choosing a basic funeral, as dying has become much more expensive in the capital.
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Fixed Fees and Transparency the Order of the Day

In his March 2012 report “Costs and customer service in a changing legal services market”, Adam Sampson, the Chief Ombudsman at the Legal Ombudsman (LeO), emphasises that customers are at the centre of what every legal services provider does.  The report contains a number of stories in which he identifies that the uncertainty surrounding the cost of legal services generally, law firms’ lack of clear pricing policies and poor customer communication, as being the source of most complaints to LeO.  He singles out the traditional practice of charging open-ended hourly rates for special criticism, saying that customers have the right to know in advance what the cost of buying legal services will be.
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A Fair Price for Probate

on 10-Nov-2010 09:00:00 By | Kings Court Trust | Blog Executors KCT Probate Probate Fees
William Feeny, Chartered Accountant, discusses the various practices that have evolved for pricing estate administration services.   Most advisers working in the financial services market will understand the concepts of “credence goods” and “asymmetry of information”. But there are many consumers who purchase these services everyday and do not recognise the words or the dangers.
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