About us

Golden Charter is the UK's largest independent funeral plan provider working on behalf of over 3,000 local funeral directors, ensuring full UK coverage.

64% of funerals in the UK are carried out by independent funeral directors and many of these are family run businesses that have served their communities for generations. We believe this offers you a local, personal service that makes a difference. 

Why should your clients take out a funeral plan with Golden Charter?


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Taking out a funeral plan with Golden Charter is straightforward : your client specifies their arrangements and is allocated a funeral director within their area by our dedicated Allocations team.

  • Clients choose from a range of flexible payment options
  • Clients can specify plan details to reflect their wishes
  • We guarantee there will be nothing more to pay for the funeral director's services* -  no matter how much they may rise in the future.

Our commitment to Professional Advisors 

We recognise the needs of Professional Advisors and understand the importance of your relationship with your clients. Our dedicated Regional Account Manager team, based throughout the UK, is available to support you, provide training and answer any questions. We will ensure your relationship with Golden Charter delivers an excellent service for your clients and a valuable additional income stream for you. 

* Once the plan is fully paid or after two years' consecutive payments when paying by Fixed Monthly Payments.