Coffin accreditation proposals now cheaper
Current proposals for the FFMA’s Coffin Accreditation project make it a considerably cheaper option than first thought, association members have been told.
Original estimates of the cost to suppliers were around £2,000 per coffin but Richard Barradell of testing, certification and auditing group Intertek told members that streamlining tests would reduce this “significantly”... (more)
Clydebank Co-operative expands into Glasgow – and into Tesco
Traditionally low-key and reserved, the funeral homes sector in the west of Scotland is about to change tack as Clydebank Co-operative Funeral Society prepares to open a new facility within a branch of Tesco in Glasgow.
The funeral home – called Maryhill Funeral Services – inside the Tesco shopping centre in the Maryhill area of the city opened... (more)
Death keeps art alive
On hearing the word memorial, does your mind’s eye envisage Nelson’s Column, The Cenotaph, or perhaps even the Diana Memorial Fountain?
If it does, you’d be forgiven for thinking the memorial was a relic of remembrance from yesteryear, or a commemoration reserved only for dignitaries and national heroes. However, the truth is Britain’s long tradition of memorial art is experiencing a rebirth with a contemporary twist, and among people from all walks... (more)
Funeral director’s cooking skills win TV show
Peter Pickering swapped funerals for food when he took part in Channel 4 TV series Come Dine With Me.
Peter, funeral service manager at The Co-operative Funeralcare in Rugby, Daventry and Royal Leamington Spa, fulfilled a long-standing ambition when he appeared on the show. The seasoned dinner host said the icing on the cake came when he went on to... (more)
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- Rodney Crouch, Passages International Inc. Ltd
FSJ is well read by our target audience and we find it an effective medium for advertising
- J C Atkinson
We have used pretty well all of the magazines associated with the Funeral Industry since we started over 30 years ago and the FSJ is the only one to give us continuous response.
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