The Independent Family Funeral Directors Has Applied to Become FCA Regulated

On 29th July 2022, the funeral plan industry becomes regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The Independent Family Funeral Directors Ltd, which trades as Woodside Family Funeral Directors, is fully engaged in this process and has submitted its application to become an authorised provider of funeral plans.

This includes plans purchased under Woodside Family Funeral Directors brand.

Is my money safe with a Woodside Funeral Plan?

All of Woodside Funeral Plans are underpinned by a Whole of Life Insurance Policy that is purchased through our institutional partner, Scottish Friendly Assurance Society who are authorised and regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and are members of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

Your money is secure in a Whole of Life Policy with Scottish Friendly Assurance and is separate from The Independent Family Funeral Directors Ltd.