Category: Funerals

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. […]

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
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 […]

Aug 17
Exploring Prepaid Funeral Plans

Regulated pre-paid funeral plan companies in the United Kingdom, number more than 20, with a multitude of options available for individuals seeking to plan ahead for their end-of-life arrangements.Notable names include: In the following review, we focus on standard plans from various providers, intending to provide brief insights without favouring any particular company.The aim is […]

Jul 21
Understanding Coroner’s Reports: Unveiling the Facts Behind a Reported Death

You may have heard about deaths being reported to the coroner. In 2022, of the 577,000 deaths registered in England and Wales, over 208,000 were reported to the coroner. So, with a 36% report rate, let’s see why and when a death is reported to the coroner, and what happens during the process. A death […]

Jul 17
The 9AM Funeral: A cost efficient way of Embracing Tradition with Flexibility and Meaningful Gatherings

In an era where affordable direct cremations have gained popularity, there’s a growing movement in the United Kingdom that challenges the idea of sacrificing tradition and personal connection for simplicity. Enter the 9AM funeral — an innovative approach that combines the best of both worlds. It offers unlimited attendees, a full family-led service, and upholds […]

Jul 14
Elevating Funeral Catering with Pre-Packaged Delights

Introducing BuffetBoxOnline, a UK wide buffet catering service offering pre-packaged catering boxes for funeral events. With their user-friendly website, diverse menu options, and commitment to quality, they simplify the process of arranging funeral catering. When planning a funeral, convenience is key. Their user-friendly website allows you to effortlessly order pre-packaged catering boxes for your event. […]

Jul 11
“What’s the difference between a website and a platform?

Well, it’s like comparing a single cupcake to an entire bakery.” Websites and platforms play different roles in the online world. A website is like a digital destination where you can find information about a specific organisation, product, or service. In contrast, a platform goes beyond information and offers an interactive space where you can […]