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Nearly two thirds of Adults in the UK don’t have a Will

One thing is definite in life, we are all going to die, so isn’t it shocking that nearly two thirds of adults in the UK don’t have a will.* WHY? Well there are some simple reasons like, they haven’t prepared one because they feel uncomfortable about it, think it applies to old people or simpler explanations such as their previous will has become null and void after marrying or remarrying, they forget to update their …

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Embalming Ban and the EU

The British public will no longer to able to pay their last respects when the EU bans the chemical, formaldehyde, the toxic chemical currently used in the embalming process. Should Britain remain within the EU’s single market for the period of 21 months following its official exit, the government here would transpose the EU driven directive into UK law.  This will not apply to the Funeral Industry for five years, with the usual 2 year …

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COVID-19 Funeral Service

At the moment, it’s not possible to  have a funeral service for our loved ones in the traditional way. A limit of between five and ten members of the immediate family can attend and this in itself is far too distressing for many. We need to look at an alternative way of remembering our loved ones and celebrating their life.  We could conduct a conference memorial service via Skype or WhatsApp, or we could celebrate …

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Benefits and other Financial Support

Financial and emotional support: The friends and family that are left behind can face difficult times ahead coping with the death along with the financial worries if that extra income is lost to the house hold, the deceased did not have a funeral plan or insurance set in place. (more copy to come for this page) Benefits: You may be entitled to receive some benefits when you lose a loved one within the family. A great resource for …

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Scattering Ashes

Losing a loved one is a heartbreaking experience.  It is often very difficult to figure out the right way to remember and honour their wishes.   Times are changing.  Nowadays individuals are planning ahead and expressing their wishes beyond life.  Being willing to think of death in advance can help in so many ways. Death is the most personal journey of all so never worry about what others think.  Be as adventurous or as traditional as …

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