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Arranging a Funeral during the Coronavirus Lockdown

During the current coronavirus pandemic, many people have been left unsure of how to arrange a funeral for their loved ones, and of the rules on attendance. Here, we discuss how the UK’s lockdown restrictions are affecting funeral services and explore why we believe direct

What do I Need to do for Direct Cremation Paperwork?

Administrative tasks are bewildering in normal circumstances and can be even more so when a close relative or friend passes away.  To help you navigate the paperwork needed to process the death of a loved one, we have compiled below the information required by the

Here are 5 Smart Ways to Pay for a Funeral in the UK

Who pays for a funeral when there is no money? The passing of a loved one is always a difficult time, and while it can feel out of place to worry over finances, the reality is that the costs for a funeral can become a

Why Direct Cremation is the Best Option

What is a direct cremation? A direct cremation (sometimes referred to as a simple cremation) is a cost-effective alternative to a traditional funeral. With a direct cremation, the cremation is done without a ceremony. At the end of the process, the ashes are either scattered in the

Your Guide to Planning a Celebration of Life Ceremony

Death has no rules, so why should funerals? It’s the 21st century and death doesn’t deserve our respect. Historically, rigid Victorian mourning rituals provided a perfect background for outpourings of sorrow and grief. It is also true that society has generally enforced mourning to be the “true”

Why is direct cremation gaining in popularity?

The number of direct cremations in the UK is still small compared to traditional cremations that involve a funeral service. Two percent of the total number of cremations in 2018 were direct, but that number is expected to rise quickly (anecdotal evidence points to a

Are cremations eco-friendly?

Is cremation environmentally friendly? Cremation or Burial, which is the greener option? These are good questions with no easy answers … Most people don’t base a decision on whether to get cremated on environmental grounds – either you want to be buried or you want

How meditation helped me grieve

What is grief meditation? Grief meditation is a type of meditation that helps bereaved people cope with sadness and stress after the death of a loved one. Meditation is the practice of spending a period of time, even just a few minutes, focusing on being

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