Accreditation through Dedication

The Estate Planners’ Authority is a certification body dedicated to ensuring member practitioners in the estate planning industry provide exemplary standards of product and service to the public.

It holds providers of end of life arrangements to account for their practice and conduct.

In doing so, it helps reputable estate (and now funeral) planning businesses establish a trustworthy name by distinguishing their services from others of lower competence, ethics and standards.

Accreditation through Dedication

The Estate Planners’ Authority is a certification body dedicated to ensuring member practitioners in the estate planning industry provide exemplary standards of product and service to the public.

It holds providers of end of life arrangements to account for their practice and conduct.

In doing so, it helps reputable estate (and now funeral) planning businesses establish a trustworthy name by distinguishing their services from others of lower competence, ethics and standards.

Authorised Firms:

Rest Assured Funeral Plans 

Established funeral planning company offering various types of plans with monthly payment options.

Recognised and Respected 

As a leading self-regulatory body in estate planning, the EPA continues to protect reputable businesses and the public from unwelcome elements working in its industry.

It assures consumers organising end of life affairs of the quality and credentials of its members in the field of last wills and testaments, protective property trusts, lasting powers of attorneys, advance decisions, probate process support and funeral plans.

Authorised Firms:

Rest Assured Funeral Plans 

Established funeral planning company offering various types of plans with monthly payment options.

Recognised and Respected 

As a leading self-regulatory body in estate planning, the EPA continues to protect reputable businesses and the public from unwelcome elements working in its industry.

It assures consumers organising end of life affairs of the quality and credentials of its members in the field of last wills and testaments, protective property trusts, lasting powers of attorneys, advance decisions, probate process support and funeral plans.

A Network of Associates

The Estate Planners’ Authority asks estate and funeral planning businesses to apply for registration and follow its code of practice to improve and maintain industry standards.

EPA membership helps reputable estate and funeral planning businesses reach potential clients as part of a professional body and network. It offers support and assistance, accreditation and promotion with access to insurance and training among other benefits.

A Code of Competence

The EPA’s rigid and robust Code of Practice safeguards the public from untoward and unethical practices in the estate and funeral planning industries.

It ensures final requests of consumers are observed, while their survivors avoid unnecessary emotional or financial hardship at a time of grief. It obliges members to follow protocols around quotations, pricing, product descriptions, client confidentiality and other important practices.

A Register of Reliability

The Estate Planners’ Authority exists to provide consumers with trusted, experienced professionals in the provision of last wills and testaments, protective property trusts, lasting powers of attorneys, advance decisions, probate process support and funeral plans.

Its members conduct their services with due skill, care and diligence, ensuring consumers are treated fairly and advised correctly. Only choose an accredited EPA estate or funeral planner.

A Stamp of Security

EPA accredited members act with integrity and confidence in their work, providing consumers with security and peace of mind. Bound by a structured code of practice, disciplinary and complaints procedures, they are answerable for their products, service and conduct.

Those who have qualified for membership of the Estate Planners’ Authority exhibit our ‘EPA Knight’ seal of approval on their websites, stationery and marketing materials.

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