Government 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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  • August 21, 2020

Scottish Funeral Attendance Reminder

DMAG has been informed by Scottish Government that it has received reports that the guidance on the maximum number of people who can attend a

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  • August 7, 2020

Self-Isolation Period Increased

The Government has updated guidance on self-isolation after showing symptoms of coronavirus. The self-isolation period has increased from 7 to 10 days. All those showing

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  • August 7, 2020

Revised Guidance for Face Coverings – England

Amended advice has been issued by the UK government concerning the wearing of face coverings at funerals.Find more guidance hereFollowing discussions with the Cabinet Office

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  • August 7, 2020

Revised Guidance for Face Coverings – Scotland

The Scottish Government has issued revised advice on the wearing of face covering. From 8 August, wearing a face covering at an indoor funeral service

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  • July 9, 2020

Managing a Funeral: Revised Guide from Public Health England

This guidance has been updated in line with the Health Protection Regulations 2020.Changes include:– allowing both family and friends to attend a funeral– the number

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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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