Albert R Slack – Funeral Director (MBIFD, FCA, FCCA)
“My father’s philosophy was that we are here when we are needed.”
Albert helped his father, Albert R Slack Snr, from the age of 16, although he later pursued a career as a practising accountant. When his father died, he was committed to keeping the company under family ownership and taking a more active role in the company. Albert retired from full-time accountancy practice in 1998 and has since been committed to modernising the family’s funeral director business.
Jonathan Slack – Funeral Director (MBIFD)
After leaving school, Jonathan completed a BEng degree in Production and Materials Engineering at Coventry and an MBA Masters degree in Production Engineering at Cranfield. He joined De Beers in 1994 and after a year’s familarisation with the business worked in a number of locations around the world constructing and managing diamond-polishing factories. He left De Beers in 2009 to work with the family company.
Charles Percival – Funeral Director (MBIFD)
A local man who joined the company in 1996 after a successful military career in which he began as a bugler in the 3rd Battalion Light Infantry, Charles then went on to serve all over the world. He maintains his interests with the army and enjoyed many years as the Drum Major with the Clan Urquhart Pipe Band. Charles is enthusiastic and forward thinking yet maintains traditional ethics and standards. He enjoys the challenges of future development of the business.
The rest of the team
Chris, Ian, James and Jason are all in our full-time employment. Between them they have worked for the company for over 25 years. All of our team have gained their qualifications with SAIF and BIFD / NAFD.