From the point of a death being officially registered by the Registrar, Settld will provide a range of services – including a detailed checklist for those handling a death and support in closing, transferring or changing financial, digital and household accounts.
Bereaved families in Northumberland are to be offered a pioneering step-by-step guidance and assistance to deal with the heavy admin burden following the death of a loved one. The deal will be from the point of that the death has been officially registered by the Registrar.
Services such as Settld can notify companies of a death for free, however not all firms are signed up to these services and you may still have to contact some individually. ‘My dying husband couldn’t cash in his Isas. Now they won’t give me the money’ Lucy Alderson Saturday April 15 2023, 12.01am, The Times Bereaved families are still being put through unnecessary grief by financial firms. When Peter Stratton found out that his cancer was terminal in March 2022, he wrote to Scottish Widows asking to withdraw the £67,100 he held in his four Isas. Sadly, he died before [...]
Startups are disrupting all aspects of death with digital-first tech that includes will writing, planning, funerals, inheritance of digital assets, and human composting. Beyond the grave: How deathtech startups are transforming what happens when we die 13 April 2023 - Death is hard and expensive for those left behind. Startups are disrupting all aspects of death with digital-first tech that includes will writing, planning, funerals, inheritance of digital assets, and human composting. Cate Lawrence A friend's mum died last week. She told me "I had no idea there would be so much paperwork." When you're grieving, the last thing you [...]