Funeral Industry News

  • Coronavirus: Compensation for Self Isolation Bill 2022

    30th August 2021 by

    On 07 August 2021, the Scottish Government launched a 4 week public consultation “Coronavirus (Compensation for Self-isolation) Bill 2022” which runs until 24 September 2021.  We are very grateful for your input and engagement in this consultation. For further details about the consultation, please see the consultation paper or the Scottish Government’s launch on Twitter. Should you have any...

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  • COVID-19: 12 Week Consultation on Covid Recovery

    17th August 2021 by

    The Scottish Government has launched a 12 week public consultation “Covid recovery: a consultation on public health, public services and justice system reforms” which runs until 9 November 2021.  The funeral sector have a particular interest in the provisions regarding remote registration of deaths and still-births and we would encourage you to respond to the consultation...

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  • Consultation on ‘Beyond Level 0’ Restrictions – Deadline 6th July 2021

    1st July 2021 by

    The First Minister announced on Tuesday the 22 June that all of Scotland will be moving to Level 0 on 19 July, if the data continues to support that. Following this the intention is then to move beyond Level 0 on 9 August.   The Scottish Government will advise on the continued use of certain baseline...

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