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Bereavement info misleads bereaved parents into thinking they're entitled to £1,000s in support – MSE calls for urgent clarification

Unmarried bereaved parents have been left saddened and confused after claims for financial support were rejected or they got less than they were initially entitled to.

23 August 2023

'I got £22,000 in backdated bereavement help and it's been life-changing' – check if you're eligible as MSE readers reclaim £124,000 so far

MoneySavers with children whose partners have sadly passed away have reclaimed £124,000-plus in total in backdated bereavement help, in just three months, after reading about it on

23 May 2023

Unmarried parent who's lost their partner? If you lived together you may now be eligible for £1,000s in backdated bereavement support

Bereavement support payments are now available to non-married cohabiting couples following a court ruling.

28 February 2023

Santander fined £32 million for failing families of deceased customers

The financial regulator has fined Santander £32.8 million for failing to process customers' accounts and investments effectively after they died

19 December 2018