National Grief Awareness Week 2020
National Grief Awareness Week takes place for the second time in the UK from 2nd December to 8th December.
It is driven by The Good Grief Trust, whose vision is to bring together all of the different bereavement services together from around the UK in order to help those who are grieving access the support they need.
How Will Coronavirus Affect Christmas 2020?
As we all know, Christmas 2020 will be a Christmas like no other. With Coronavirus still ravaging the United Kingdom, measures will be in place to help stop the spread of the disease over the festive period.
However, the UK Government has made arrangements for a 5 day ‘Christmas Break’, where Coronavirus restrictions will be slightly relaxed so as to allow families to spend time with each other, something which has been sorely lacking for many.
In this blog, I will look at what these rules entail, as well as other aspects which will make Christmas 2020 the first – and hopefully last – Christmas of this manner in our lifetimes.
Going Back To Work After Bereavement
When a loved one passes away, it can be difficult to focus on anything else. But eventually, things in your life will start to return to normal. A big part of this will be returning to work. But after something as devastating as the loss of someone dear to you, how can you possibly go back to normality?
In this blog, I will look at going back to work after bereavement and how, while unquestionably challenging at first, it may help you in your efforts to get back to how things once were.
What to do if you can’t attend a funeral?
If you can’t attend a funeral it can be difficult for you and the family of the deceased. Try not to feel guilty if you can’t attend, everyone has commitments or circumstances they can’t get out of. During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic many of you might not be able to attend someone's funeral due to the government restrictions. Whatever the reason maybe in this blog we’ll show they are other ways you can express your condolences and sympathy.
What is the Difference Between a Funeral Director, a Mortician and an Undertaker?
Understandably, most people aren’t experts on funerals. It’s an area that few will glance at until they’re put in the unfortunate position of having to plan one for a loved one. This in turn means that a lot of the technicalities involved may be confusing. How long does it take to plan a funeral? How many people can be invited? And the subject I’m going to cover today, what is the difference between a funeral director, a mortician and an undertaker?
Top 10 UK Charities on Funeral-Notices.co.uk
Here on funeral-notices.co.uk we offer our private customers and our Funeral Directors the ability to add an online donations service to any main Funeral Notice. This means that anyone viewing the notice can leave a donation to the chosen charity in memory of those who have passed away. This is of great benefit to families, especially during covid-19 restrictions, as it’s got much harder to do physical collections at the funeral service.
Is Coronavirus the Number One Cause of Death in the UK?
Wherever you turn in 2020, it’s hard to escape Coronavirus. This is a global pandemic on a scale not seen since the Spanish Flu of the 1910s; it’s like nothing most of us have ever experienced. Earlier this year, we published another blog on the subject: How Many People Have Died from Coronavirus? But today we’re going to look at another subject, that being is Coronavirus the number one cause of death in the United Kingdom?
Remembrance Sunday: What do the Royal British Legion spend the Poppy Appeal money on?
Now that Remembrance Sunday has been and gone for this year, the Royal British Legion can start to look at all the money raised from this year's Poppy Appeal and set about the task of distributing the funds to wherever it needs to go. But that raises a question for all those members of the public who have donated or bought a poppy; what happens to all the money raised from the Poppy Appeal?
What is the difference between Remembrance Day, Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day?
There I was, reading up about Remembrance Day as research on a completely different blog, and I found myself getting confused about what I was reading; some pages were talking about Remembrance Day and some were talking about Remembrance Sunday. Are these not the same thing..? And what does Armistice Day have to do with it all? While figuring it all out for myself, I thought I might as well write it all down to help someone else who may be asking the same question.
What do 'Lest We Forget' and 'Roll of Honour' mean?
There are many occasions in everyday life when we hear widely accepted phrases without ever really questioning their meaning, and, as we move closer to Remembrance Day, there are some phrases that are worth looking into in order to fully understand their usage.