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Funeral Plan FAQ

Throughout our site we answer all sorts of questions, this dedicated FAQ page should cover the most commonly asked funeral planning questions, in a simple and concise way, and with links to more detailed answers on this site.

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How long does it take to arrange a funeral?

What is an order of service?

Equity release & Funerals

Can you tell me how to have a cheap funeral?

Life Insurance & Funeral Planning

How soon do funerals happen after death?

How does the funeral cremation process work?

How long does a funeral last?

How long can you delay a funeral?

How can I raise money for a funeral?

Can you claim funeral expenses on your taxes?

Will writing & funerals

Pension annuities & paying for a funeral

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)

Dying overseas away from home - what happens?

What should I ask guests to wear to my funeral?

What to wear to a funeral?

Why is black worn at funerals?

What to write on funeral flowers?

What to write on funeral thank you cards?

Any tips on what to say at a funeral?

Further funeral planning resources & reading
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Guide to Burial Costs & Arrangements
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How To Write A Eulogy
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How to plan a funeral service
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How to write an obituary
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How to organise a wake
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Guide to Humanist Non Religious Funerals
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What is a Celebrant?
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DIY Funerals
Quick Navigation (click to expand) Many grieving families wish to go through the do it yourself route for more than just[...]
How to choose a Coffin or Casket
Arranging a funeral need not be the complicated scenario you envision. It only seems more harrowing because usually at the[...]
How to choose an Urn
It is often the case that a person will write in their will how they wish their funeral to proceed.[...]
Pension annuities
Most of us work many years in a row to reach a day when our National Insurance contributions begin to[...]
Lasting Power of Attorney
Quick Navigation (click to expand) At any point in our lives we can come across the terminology surrounding a Power of[...]
Wills & Will Writing
Quick Navigation (Click to Expand) The chances are, you don't have a will. Statistically, in the UK less than half of[...]
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