• ‘I set up a funeral firm to help people, not to make money'

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    Lucy Coulbert, 37, on her finances - and how boats and motorbikes have played a role in her services Name: Lucy Coulbert
    Age: 37
    Income: £16,000 to £26,000
    Occupation: managing director of the Individual Funeral Company I'd never come across a funeral director until I attended my grandmother's funeral when I was 18. It was horrendous. The vicar started conducting a marriage ceremony by accident, and one of the coffin bearers sang hymns half a line behind the rest of the congregation. It always bothered me. I wanted to help people, so I decided to train at a national funeral directors...
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