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Survey shows over 4 out of 5 people find end-of-life account admin difficult

Tech Nation national winner, Settld, reveals end-of-life account angst for families across the UK Nearly 90% of people consider the process of contacting individual companies to close the accounts and subscriptions of someone who has died, difficult or very difficult, according to a new survey.  It’s voted one of the most painful aspects of all tasks linked to dealing with the death of a loved one, with 88% of people finding it hard. In addition, the top three priorities for those considering their own end of life planning, according to the survey, were: writing a will and estate planning [...]

April 20, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

Settld wins UK-wide Tech Nation ‘Rising Stars’ contest

National competition recognises the UK’s brightest and best tech startups SETTLD has today been named winner of the prestigious Tech Nation ‘Rising Stars’ competition, which recognises the brightest and best early-stage tech scaleups from every region of the UK. Settld is the first so-called ‘deathtech’ business to ever win the government-backed Rising Stars competition, beating off strong competition and nearly 400 other companies.  Settld’s award-winning nationwide service simplifies end-of-life admin for bereaved individuals and service providers.  The automated solution, which is free for members of the public, turns a stressful and time-consuming process of contacting individual companies to notify [...]

March 30, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

Free bereavement admin offer for young people

Child Bereavement UK forges new partnership with end-of-life admin service Settld YOUNG people dealing with the death of a parent will be offered free assistance handling end-of-life admin involving personal and household accounts, thanks to a new partnership between Child Bereavement UK and nationwide bereavement service, Settld.  The new partnership is designed to ease some of the account admin angst which bereaved families experience, particularly surviving parents and adult children who have to cope with a death. Child Bereavement UK helps children, parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. The [...]

January 26, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

Urgent call for companies to improve treatment of bereaved customers

Settld’s free nationwide service eliminates admin stress for grieving customers COMPANIES across the UK must improve their treatment of grieving customers, according to nationwide bereavement service, Settld. The call follows a survey by Which? Magazine published today (December 18th) which highlights the difficulties faced by bereaved customers when handling the accounts of a loved one who has died. Launched earlier this year, award-winning Settld’s free online service enables members of the public to notify multiple companies of a death in one go - from banks and insurers to energy firms, mobile phone providers, social media, subscription services and others. [...]

December 18, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|
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