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We have put together a list of websites that can be useful when you are arranging a funeral.

GOV.UK

The UK government website has lots of information relating to forms and procedure surrounding the arrangements for a funeral. Follow these links in particular:
Funeral Payments
Official cremation forms
Information for when someone dies abroad

National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD)

One of two funeral associations with a code of practice for its members (see also the National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors). There is also a searchable database to find local funeral directors.
Website: www.nafd.org.uk

National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM)

Use this website to find a mason in your area. 
Website: www.namm.org.uk

National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF)

One of two funeral associations with a code of practice for its members (see also the National Association of Funeral Directors). There is also a searchable database to find local funeral directors.
Website: www.saif.org.uk

The Natural Death Centre

A helpful resource if you are arranging a funeral with using a funeral director.
Website: www.naturaldeath.org.uk

Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI)

If you would like your relative's ashes to be scattered at sea, a local branch of the RNLI might be able to do this for you.
Website: www.rnli.org

Page first published: December 2015
Next review due: October 2017