There are a number of things you can do to keep funeral costs down, such as choosing a less expensive coffin or urn, and preparing the food yourself instead of hiring a caterer.
Different cultures and religions have different ways of mourning. Ceremonies, traditions and mourning periods are recognised differently, each meaningful to those practicing the custom.
The classic donation for funerals has always been flowers. The tradition dates back to the very first funerals/burials and possibly even as far back as Neanderthal times.
We all have a mental list of things we would like to do in life before we pass away. Writing a ‘bucket list’ brings you one step closer towards making some of these goals a reality.
The funeral landscape is constantly changing; from eco-friendly ceremonies to alternative therapy for those bereaving.
It’s always extra special when you put a personal stamp on a funeral and it needn’t cost anything more.
Many people find themselves fearful about the idea of attending a funeral, especially those who suffer with anxiety or phobias.
Recently, we conducted research which revealed that almost a third of Britons have had a near death experience.
Recently we conducted a survey on funeral costs which revealed that the average funeral spend, for the 61% who spend more than the national average, is £4,800.
Some of the most expensive funerals of all time have been for political leaders, celebrities and royalty.
Over the last year or so, the campaign around right-to-die issues has gained some traction. The general public is becoming increasingly more aware of it and what it stands for.
Gravestones, also known as headstones and tombstones, are a special way of commemorating a loved one, and often their place of burial.