FFMA takes steps on coffin specifications
The Funeral Furnishing Manufacturers Association (FFMA) has agreed in principle steps to improve the safety and efficiency for crematoria of some ‘alternative’ coffins.
At a meeting in March, FFMA members also pledged to take action to ensure that crematoria and their staff are properly informed about coffins.
The moves follow reports from some crematoria of handling and incineration problems with some of the array of coffin types now entering the UK market ...
More burial and cremation records go online
All 420,000 records for historic Manor Park Cemetery and Crematorium in East London have been digitised and are now available online.
The records join the line-up on a portal that now features more than three million burial and cremation records for London and even millions more for the rest of the UK, as it covers areas from Aberdeen down to South Devon: www.deceasedonline.com ...
First ‘green’ funeral clothing launched
Funeral clothing supplier Lyn Oakes has unveiled the funeral world’s first environmentally friendly tailored corporate clothing collection, which even includes buttons derived from a nut.
The Eco Collection, which was created from biodegradable and sustainable sources after Midcounties Co-operative Funeralcare commissioned a ‘green’ clothing range, also claims the position as the UK’s first recyclable corporate clothing range...
Fixer remedies - not quite doctor's orders
“It’s been fantastic.” That’s the view of David Holmes, the funeral director on the receiving end of some, sometimes caustic, advice from TV’s business guru Alex Polizzi in BBC programme The Fixer.
At least that’s his view a few weeks after the programme was aired as, initially, this latest TV probe into the world of funerals – on how to ‘rescue’ a struggling independent business – had received a mixed reaction...
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