J & T McColgan scoops National Award at top industry Awards Ceremony

charternationalJ & T McColgan has been named the UK’s best mid-sized funeral planning business at this year’s Funeral Planner of the Year Awards, run by market leading funeral plan provider Golden Charter.

Hosted by the BBC’s Sian Lloyd, the awards mark the biggest annual gathering of independent funeral directors in the UK, with this year’s event taking place at The Vale Resort near Cardiff.

charterregionalIn addition to the award itself, a framed certificate and a cash prize, the Woodland Trust has dedicated trees on behalf of J & T McColgan, which are to be planted locally in recognition of the company’s achievement.

Ronnie Wayte, Golden Charter’s Chief Executive, said:

“Now in their 23rd year, the awards are more competitive than ever before, with funeral plans continuing to grow in popularity. This award is well earned proof that J & T McColgan has reached a remarkable standard.”

The Funeral Planner of the Year Awards focus on the achievements of independent funeral directors, who make up a majority of the funeral industry.

Jane P. McAllister, Director of J & T McColgan, said:

“It is a great honour to receive this award. Special thanks to Jean Bell and the team at J & T McColgan for their professionalism, sensitivity and support to families both at need and pre-need.”