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People and organisations to notify following a death

People and organisations to notify


Below is a list of people and organisations you may need to advise of the death. You can use the additional space to add anyone else you may think of. People to tell straight away Relatives Friends Employer School, College or University Minister Solicitor Accountant Government organisations to notify HM Revenue & Customs National Insurance

Who can register the death and what you need to take with you to the Register office for Births, Deaths and Marriages.

Who can register the death?


The death can be registered by any of the following people: A relative of the deceased Someone who was present at the death An administrator from the hospital or other institution The person making the funeral arrangements   Information you will need to provide the registrar about the deceased include Full name, and maiden name

How much does a funeral cost?

How much does a funeral cost?


The average cost of a basic funeral in 2016 was £3,897.  The cost is made up of two parts:   1.    Funeral director’s fees Typically these include: advice, arranging the funeral (including liaising with third parties), caring for the deceased until the service, the supply and fitting out of the coffin, a chauffeur-driven hearse,