Coronavirus (COVID-19) statement from John Edwards Funeral Directors Ltd

We have been advised by the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) to provide guidance for coronavirus (COVID-19) and funerals. We are adhering to this code of practice so that we can protect families and staff. The current message for funerals The current message from the Government is that funerals should continue, but take into

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7 Funeral Myths

Funeral  directors must ensure all the relevant options are covered when arranging a funeral on behalf of their client. At John Edwards Funeral Directors we are often surprised by some of the misconceptions that people have about funerals and how to arrange them. There are other common myths that we hear about and wanted to

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Bereaved families to receive funeral payments quicker

It is estimated around 800 claims are received each week by the Department for Work and Pensions Bereavement Support team Families grieving the loss of a loved one will find it easier to get help to meet upfront funeral costs, as a result of a new change to speed up Funeral Expenses Payment claims. Previously, a Funeral

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What is a natural burial?

What is a natural burial? Natural burials are emerging as a popular alternative to traditional burials and cremation. Here, we look at what natural burials, or woodland burials, are, how much they cost and how they differ from more mainstream options. Environmentally friendly burials Natural burials, also known as woodland or green burials, aim to return the

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