Stories

January 2015

Coffin Certification scheme finalised

Monty Python overtakes Frank in funeral favourites

Waterless shampoo proving a surprise hit with funeral directors

Canine guard of honour for founder

December 2014

Cost of dying soars

Brits want funeral to be celebration

Coffin website adds ‘design your own’

Revving up for a good cause

November 2014

First UK long barrow for five millennia

Mortality a growing issue in divorce

Success for T Cribb

Brothers compete as 'Ironmen'

September 2014

Funeral costs still rising

Death on the Fringe

Strong support for new charity

Funeral director plays Cupid

July 2014

Death certification reform – slower but on its way

New president and diverse subjects at conference

Midlands eco-friendly funeral home opens

Funeral director’s charity fund makes first donation

June 2014

Poppies for schools to remember WWI dead

A great tragedy says ‘baby ashes' report

New casket will ‘revolutionise’ coffin market

Writer appointment helps death debate

April 2014

Three quarters unsure about loved one’s funeral music

Crematorium time slots shorter

Ecoffins opens 'green' warehouse

Charity challenge for funeral firm’s birthday

January 2014

Coffin accreditation proposals now cheaper

Clydebank Co-operative expands into Glasgow – and into Tesco

Death keeps art alive

Funeral director’s cooking skills win TV show

December 2013

Network of digital autopsy centres opening across UK

Exhibition explores end of life themes

Bamboo shrouds safe for cremation

FSJ meets…. Liz Davies, Embalmer

October 2013

‘Quality and breadth’ of attendees key at award weekend

Cost of dying up again

New glamorous options for coffins

Peak performance raises £5,000

September 2013

Project helps to break down taboos

Inquests will be completed in six months

Hat trick for Funeral Services Partnership

Pirate walk for charity funds

July 2013

Community is key, says new NAFD president

Mobile phones ring changes for funeral etiquette

Yorkshire leads demand for alternative coffins

Three Peaks Challenge – twice over