Funeral Director Advice

  • October 22, 2020

Northern Ireland Department of Health issues new guidance for funeral directors

The Northern Ireland’s Department of Health has issued updated ‘Guidance for handling the infection risks when caring for thedeceased and managing funerals during the period

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  • October 16, 2020

Northern Ireland Executive tightens restrictions to curb Covid-19

The Northern Ireland Executive has agreed a range of significant time-bound interventions to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland.  The restrictions require funerals

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  • October 15, 2020

Local COVID alert level – restrictions

The Department of Health and Social Care has issued guidance for England, where new alert levels (medium, high and very high) have been introduced.  At

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  • September 15, 2020

Welsh Government updated guidance on face coverings

Welsh Government has updated its guidance on face coverings which will become mandatory in indoor public places across Wales from 14 September. The wearing of

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  • July 3, 2020

HM Treasury extends tax cut to PPE costs

The temporary scrapping of VAT on PPE has been extended until the end of October – saving care homes and businesses dealing with the coronavirus

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  • July 3, 2020

Guidance on NHS Track and Trace

The government have issued guidance for organisations in certain sectors to collect details and maintain records of staff, customers and visitors on their premises to

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  • May 19, 2020

Video of Thanks to Death Care Professionals

PlotBox has released a video to say ‘thank you’ to death care professionals working tirelessly during this pandemic. The FBCA is pleased on behalf of

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  • May 5, 2020

Advice on Body Bags, PVC and Coffin Contents

The Deceased Management Advisory Group (DMAG) has received a number of reports concerning body bags, PVC and placing of items in coffins.  DMAG strongly urges

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  • April 20, 2020

DMAG Letter to Care Homes

 The members of the Deceased Management Advisory Group (DMAG) has been established during the pandemic to co-ordinate death care management with the UK Government and

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  • April 20, 2020

Updated Guidance on Cremation and Death Notification

The government has published revised guidance on cremation and death notification. You can view the information via the links below. The changes came into effect

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