There are a variety of elements which are commonly considered when organising a funeral, one of which is flowers. We thought this would be the ideal opportunity to gain perspective from someone who works regularly with Freeman Brothers though not directly for us, and we’re pleased to present this blog in collaboration with Felicity from […]
You may have recently seen lots of publicity in the press about the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) investigation into funeral pricing. Having spent the last six months in a preliminary investigation, the CMA has announced it wishes to launch a full investigation.
Because I have previous experience in drama, I understand that not everything can be accurate. There isn’t time to research the crux of every issue (although there are times when research obviously has to be done, particularly involving sensitive subjects such as sexual crime). I am always impressed by actors- particularly in soaps- being able […]
If asked to picture a coffin, many people will probably conjure up the image of a wooden box with metal handles. However, the reality is that coffins are now available in a wide variety of materials and styles.
During Dying Matters Awareness Week 2018, we launched our latest funeral planning resource.
When Freeman Brothers returned to the South of England Show in 2018, there were several elements to the offering on our stand, one of which was to incorporate some charity fundraising.
There are many innovations taking place in the funeral industry, from funeral announcements via social media to webcasting funeral services. With the internet and contemporary technologies offering different methods of continuing familiar traditions, one of the most popular newer developments in this industry is to facilitate donations to charity being made online.
In June, the Department of Health and Social Care announced that a new system of death certification would be brought into effect in England in Wales in April 2019.
We’ve just returned from the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) Conference, held 18th to 20th May in the beautiful North-East of England. The NAFD’s calendar runs from mid-May. Each year welcomes a new President, who, at the end of the year, holds a Conference in their local area. President for 2017-18 was Alison Crake, […]
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