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Octopus Energy teams up with Settld to enhance bereavement support

Octopus Energy (OE) partners with award-winning online bereavement service Settld to streamline end-of-life admin. OE customers can now notify all other relevant UK service providers, if requested, at the same time as notifying the energy company. Octopus Energy’s operations team to use Settld’s online platform to deliver swift, first-class bereavement customer service. Settld’s service features on BBC1’s flagship Rip Off Britain programme.   Bereavement service Settld has today announced that it is working with Octopus Energy to unlock a new service streamlining account administration for those handling the affairs of an Octopus Energy customer who has died. Octopus Energy, already [...]

Settld ranked in the top 25 of 100 best startups in Britain

Co-founder of nationwide bereavement service also named as one of the “most exceptional” new business founders in the UK, by Startups 100 Index judges Nationwide bereavement service, Settld, has been ranked in the top 25 of Britain’s 100 best startups for 2024.    The company’s CEO, Vicky Wilson, who founded Settld following the death of her grandmother, has also been named as one of the UK’s most exceptional new business founders by Startups 100, the longest running new business index.  Settld’s award-winning service, which is free for members of the public,  simplifies end-of-life admin for bereaved families and service providers.  [...]

Bereaved North East families to be offered step-by-step guidance as Registrars partner with Settld

Northumberland County Council and award-winning bereavement admin service collaborate to provide enhanced assistance for grieving families dealing with the death of a loved one Northumberland Registrars to signpost to Settld alongside government’s Tell us Once service Step-by-step help offered from point of a death being registered Pioneering agreement welcomed by North East organisations as a boost for bereaved families   NEWS RELEASE  Bereaved families in the North East of England are to be offered pioneering step-by-step guidance and assistance to deal with the heavy admin burden following a death. A new partnership has been announced today between Northumberland County Council [...]

‘My dying husband couldn’t cash in his Isas. Now they won’t give me the money’

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 [...]

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