How much does a funeral cost?
A funeral in the UK can cost up to £10,000 depending on the type of service you want. At an average of £5,000, a traditional burial is the most expensive option, while a direct cremation is the cheapest.Read more
How to arrange an unattended cremation
You can arrange an unattended cremation over the phone in just a few minutes. Your loved one will then be collected from their place of death and cremated without a ceremony at a crematorium.Read more
What is the cheapest way to arrange a funeral?
A direct cremation (cremation without a service) is more affordable than a traditional funeral. Paying for a cremation in advance with a funeral plan is a great way to protect against rising costs.Read more
What is direct cremation and how do you arrange one?
If you’ve recently lost a loved one and have been looking into arranging a funeral, you may have seen the term ‘direct cremation’ online. Here, we’ll explain what it is, why it’s different to a traditional cremation and how you can arrange one.Read more
How to buy a coffin for someone with obesity
Here we explain the options for burying or cremating a larger person and how to arrange their funeral.Read more
What is next of kin?
Next of kin is the term used to describe your closest living relative, such as your spouse or civil partner. The UK does not have laws around who you can name as your next of kin, but there are specific rules for who takes responsibility when someone dies.Read more
How to arrange a funeral
If you’re arranging a funeral for someone, you’ll probably want to start by working out what they wanted. This might be something they included in their will. You can then shop around for a service that feels right for everyone.Read more
How to arrange a funeral
When it comes to arranging a funeral, most people start by looking for local funeral directors. But actually, you could create a far more personal memorial for a fraction of the cost with a simple, direct cremation.Read more
What happens at a cremation?
Cremation has been a funeral option in the UK for over 150 years, but it still remains a mystery to many people. Here, we look at exactly what happens at a cremation so you and your family know what to expect.Read more
Things to consider when planning your funeral wishes as an LGBTQIA+ person
Some LGBTQIA+ people will have particular wishes for what happens when they die. It’s important to make sure you communicate these to the right people, and that the right people can make decisions on your behalf.Read more
How to write an epitaph
An epitaph is a short piece of text that goes on someone’s headstone, often alongside their name, birth date and death date. This guide will offer some guidance on writing an epitaph for a loved one, including some ideas for what you could include.Read more
How much does a coffin cost?
This guide will explain the kinds of coffin, and how much they tend to cost, as well as the differences between coffins and caskets. It will also discuss potential alternatives to coffins, such as shrouds.Read more