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Arranging a Funeral

Advice on arranging a funeral to suit your needs.

Arranging a Funeral

A Guide to Direct Cremation

A direct cremation, also referred to as an unattended funeral or a cremation without ceremony, is a simple funeral without a service or ceremony.

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How to create a personalised funeral service

A funeral service presents a chance to reflect on their unique life and character of your loved one, and should be personalised to them.

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What is the cheapest funeral I can have?

The cheapest funeral we offer is an unattended direct cremation. With no interaction from a Funeral Director, you can expect to pay much less than you’d pay for a traditional funeral.

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Can I have a cremation without ceremony?

At Simplicity we offer unattended direct cremations, also referred to as cremation without ceremony, for just £995.

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Can I organise my own ceremony at a cremation?

A Simplicity Cremation gives you the freedom to organise a personalised farewell for your loved one without the high price tag often associated with a traditional funeral.

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How to choose a funeral provider

Find out what to look out for to ensure you choose the right funeral provider for you.

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How to get help with funeral costs

You may be eligible for a number of options to help support the costs of a funeral such as the government funeral expense payment.

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Can I have a small funeral for a few people to attend?

Simplicity offers small funerals for up to 12 people to attend.

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Is cremation cheaper than a burial?

The cost of a cremation is usually more affordable than that of a traditional funeral.

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The history of direct cremation

A direct cremation is generally understood to be a cremation without a funeral service, procession, viewing or admittance of mourners at the crematorium.

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How to arrange a low cost funeral

With the cost of the average funeral in the UK now exceeding £4000, more and more people are searching for ways to organise the cheapest funeral. Our low cost funeral packages start from £995.

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How to write a eulogy

If you’ve been asked to write a eulogy, or you’d like to say a few words at the funeral ceremony of a loved one, it can be a daunting prospect. Here are a few tips on how to put together a eulogy.

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Choosing the best funeral songs

Selecting the right funeral songs for your loved one can be a challenge. If you're struggling for inspiration, check out the following funeral music ideas.

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How much does a direct cremation cost?

A direct cremation from Simplicity Cremations costs just £995 including cremation fees and doctor's fees, and is available throughout the whole of mainland Great Britain.

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Planning Ahead

For those looking to plan their funeral in advance