Stories

August 2016

Death comes to the Fringe

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival (5-29 August) will be featuring several shows coming under the umbrella of Death on the Fringe.

Co-op first to sign enhanced pledge

Co-op Funeralcare has become the first funeral firm to sign up to an enhanced Fair Funerals pledge to improve the way funeral directors’ prices are displayed online.

Supplier 'improves employees’ lives'

Julian Atkinson, MD of coffin company JC Atkinson, recently visited the Bangladesh home of supplier Oasis Coffins, and has agreed new deals to expand production there.

Family award for Anderson Macguire

Anderson Maguire Funeral Directors has won the health and welfare title in the Family Business United Awards (FBU) 2016.

July 2016

Reaction to funeral directors overwhelmingly positive

Voices of angels

Funeralbooker.com – ‘about more than just price’

Jeremy takes the helm at NAFD

June 2016

Call to visit war graves

Ashes to ashes to art

GFC's accreditation 'helps firm stand out'

Six of the best for Walter C Parson

May 2016

Co-op sees 60% increase in online funeral planning

A snap decision

Now FDs can create own branded service sheets and online memorials

'Unique and privileged position', says SAIF president

Issue 49

April 2016

Credit card and payday loans for funerals

Can costs be cut?

Organisation aims to honour veterans

Golf day raises £15,000 for charity

February 2016

Simple steps would improve system says NAFD

Change in attitude to cremated remains

Solution to awkwardness at graveside

Oliver recognised for outstanding customer care

November 2016

January 2016

First major inquiry into funeral poverty for decades

Transport list highlights funeral directors’ level of service

JC Atkinson launches digital solutions division

New deputy manager at Tamworth Co-operative

December 2015

Where there’s no will

Law could lead to licensing

Burial pods would create ‘sacred forests’

Skydive raises grand total

November 2015

Funeral costs rise outstripping house prices

Floral tribute requests revealed

Sculptor creates unique wire memorial tributes

Five minutes with…

October 2015

‘Destination’ funerals take off

Show is 'ideal' way to engage the public on death

Funeral Partners extends north of the border

Hello Treacle