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Feb 13
Why put a QR code on an Order of Service? Answer: Information, convenience and ease of donation:

Mourners at funerals or celebrations of life are typically emotional and have the intention to donate but may not have the time or inclination to visit the full charity website during the service.  So a QR code offers a prompt and seamless solution. By simply scanning the code with their smartphone, they can be […]

Feb 05
The Problem with a Power of Attorney!

A crucial piece of advice is missing from professional guidance surrounding the Finance and Property Power of Attorney (POA) use. While POAs are meant to offer peace of mind and assistance, a significant roadblock can arise during emergencies. Financial institutions, particularly banks can take up to 10 days to recognise appointed Attorneys, even with a […]

Jan 05
Death, Grief and Practicalities

For many in their late forties and early fifties, the loss of a parent becomes a stark reality. Data tells us roughly half will lose their father, and a third their mother, during this stage of life.This loss can be particularly profound, often coinciding with the peak of a demanding career and vast business experience. […]

Dec 31
Remembering the Stars: Notable Figures We Lost in 2023

As 2023 draws to a close and we start the New Year, 2024, we take a moment to remember and honour the lives of the celebrities and notable figures who have left us. Their contributions to the world of art, entertainment, politics, and more have left indelible marks on our culture and history. Celebrated in […]

Nov 08
Planning a Funeral: checklist

Whether you are planning your Funeral for the future or arranging a Funeral because of the loss of a loved one there are things that you may need to think about and consider. None of us like to think about our own funeral. But the truth is, planning ahead can really ease the burden on […]

Nov 01
It Makes Sense to Talk About This: Remembering Matthew Perry

The passing of Matthew Perry is a poignant reminder that loss affects us not only when we lose loved ones but also when celebrities we’ve grown to know and love pass away. It’s a testament to the power of storytelling and the connections we forge with the characters and actors that touch our lives. It’s […]

Oct 25
The Practical Aspects of Bereavement: Don’t miss out on the potential value an unused car might hold.

When your partner leaves behind an unused car, it can feel like a heavy burden during a period of grief. But what you might not know is that you could be eligible for a car tax rebate, and many are unaware of just how much their vehicle is worth. Recent research has shed light on […]

Sep 29
Planning for your “after-death” financial future is an act of love and responsibility towards your family.

Article by VKPFA Death is an inevitable part of life, and while it’s not a topic we like to dwell on, planning for the financial well-being of our loved ones after we’re gone is an essential responsibility. Forward-thinking and proactive financial planning can ease the burden on your family during a difficult time and ensure […]

Sep 25
Funeral Directions Welcomes “Singers for Funerals”

🎶Funeral Directions Welcomes “Singers for Funerals” to our End of Life Planning Platform!🎶 At Funeral Directions, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive support during challenging times, and we are delighted to introduce “Singers for Funerals,” a remarkable duo with a vast repertoire and unparalleled experience. With nearly 500 funerals under their belt, “Singers for Funerals” […]

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