Funeral Industry News

  • Covid-19: Face Coverings Update

    30th March 2022 by

    In her statement today (30 March 2022), the First Minister announced that the requirement in regulations for face coverings to be worn at funeral services or commemorative events related to a funeral (such as memorial services) in indoor public places, will be replaced with guidance from 4 April.   Face coverings remain an important part...

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  • COVID-19: Updates on Regulations and Guidance, Face Coverings and Supplementary Form for Cremation

    16th December 2021 by

    Regulations and guidance: On 14 December the First Minister outlined new measures and guidance that will come into effect tomorrow, 17 December, in order to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 and to support staff and those arranging funerals. Businesses have a duty to manage workplace risks under existing health and safety legislation, in addition to...

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  • Face Coverings Made Compulsory At Funeral Services

    7th August 2020 by

    We have previously stated in our funeral services guidance that funeral service attendees should seriously consider wearing a face covering, particularly if in an enclosed space. From 8 August, wearing a face covering at an indoor funeral service will no longer be advised, it will be compulsory. Everyone attending an indoor funeral service will be...

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