Scottish Government Confirms Closure Regulations

In Scotland the equivalent regulations are The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 which closely mirror the English regulations. The relevant section is 4(9): (9) A person who is responsible for a crematorium or burial ground must ensure that, during the emergency period, the crematorium is closed to members of the public, except for […]

BRAMM Advice for COVID-19

Following the government’s guidelines on social distancing, BRAMM have released advice on the pandemic. BRAMM will continue to support your business with Technical Advice and providing a closer working relationship with Burial Authorities as well as regular newsletters and industry updates.

Scottish Registration Changes

The National Records of Scotland have release guidance on registration changes. To prevent unnecessary in-person contact which might spread COVID-19, registration offices are currently closed to members of the public. Below are answers to questions you may have about the registration of a death or still-birth, birth, marriage or civil partnership.

Defra Releases Advice for Crematoria

In light of the unprecedented Covid-19 situation that we are facing, Defra are providing the following advice regarding periodic monitoring of emissions from Crematoria in England.

NAMM Advice for Memorial Masons

NAMM recognise the importance in maintaining a safe respectful environment within our cemetery grounds which are maintained for the benefit of all and work hard to provide support and guidance for all those ultimately responsible for burial ground safety.