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Why the CMA is making changes to the funerals sector

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The CMA has completed an in-depth market investigation into the funerals sector after concerns were raised that funeral directors were not treating customers fairly. To address these concerns and help consumers during what is often a difficult time, we've issued a legal Order to funeral directors and crematorium operators.

Bringing the CMA’s Merger Assessment Guidelines up to date

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The CMA needs to evolve and adapt its approach to the assessment of mergers in digital and other new markets to ensure that it is delivering on its duties to promote competition for the benefit of UK consumers. Whilst this is an ongoing process, the revised guidelines give the us the opportunity to set out in writing the current approach to the assessment of mergers.