Latest advice for funeral professionals – SAIF and NAFD updates
Funeral associations are receiving regular updates from Government with guidelines for the current pandemic. We will look to include the latest here whenever there is new information. The latest update from SAIF outlines forthcoming changes to the number of mourners allowed at funerals in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Lincolnshire celebrant receives ‘Shining Star’ award
A funeral celebrant who works in Hull and across Lincolnshire has received an award after she achieved a distinction in her diploma in grief and bereavement, while balancing her study, working in full-time celebrancy work and dealing with the end-of-life care and death of her own mother during lockdown.
Furlough led to Norfolk grave tending business
A flourishing new grave tending service in north Norfolk began pretty much by accident.
Nominate a colleague for an #EverydayHero award
A new weekly funeral award has been launched to recognise the unsung heroes working selflessly in the sector to serve families during the pandemic.
NAFD welcomes FCA consultation on funeral plan sales regulation
The NAFD has responded to a consultation paper issued by the Financial Conduct Authority which sets its draft rules and approach to regulation of funeral plan providers.