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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” […]

  • After Loss
Sep 04
Unoccupied Property: Protecting Your Loved One’s Estate and your inheritance

This is a follow up to our article on 24th January ’23 – Probate Property Guidance – Cold Weather Guide Dealing with the death of a parent is undeniably tough, and often, their property becomes temporarily uninhabited. During this period, it’s vital to consider unoccupied property insurance to safeguard their estate and potentially your inheritance. […]

Aug 30
The Role of a Funeral Celebrant: Guiding Light in Times of Loss

Losing a loved one is intensely challenging, touching us all. In these tough times, a compassionate guide offers solace. This is where Funeral Celebrants flourish – arranging ceremonies to honour the departed and provide comfort, regardless of beliefs. They weave personal narratives, crafting comforting ceremonies that celebrate unique lives. Gathering memories and anecdotes, they create […]

  • After Loss
Aug 17
Eco Burial Chambers: Redefining Sustainable Funeral Planning

When arranging a funeral, we pay homage to our heritage while considering the planet. So, we welcome Eco Burial Chambers as an innovator in eco-friendly burial choices that resonate with ancestral legacies and environmental consciousness. When funeral planning, two concerns might intertwine: upholding family traditions and minimising our environmental impact. This enterprise addresses both, through […]