Associations & Organisations
National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD)
Tel: 0845 230 1343
The National Association of Funeral Directors is a truly independent Trade Association with the broadest membership within the funeral profession, including more than 3,700 funeral homes nationwide. The Association represents the funeral profession at all levels of Government in respect of legislation and campaigns on issues affecting not only funeral directors, but also the bereaved. They provide informed opinion to Parliamentarians, Government agencies and consumer groups on all funeral matters.
National Society Of Allied And Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF)
Tel: 0845 230 6777
The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF) is a trade association whose members are all independent funeral directors. The funeral service they offer is not part of a national or international conglomerate or chain, but is privately owned and managed. By choosing a SAIF member when the need arises, you are assured of a trusted and caring professional who is dedicated to serving the needs of the community.
British Institute of Funeral Directors
Tel: 0800 0322733
The BIFD places the educational and professional development needs of Funeral Directors at the heart of its work and promotes best practice through continual professional development.
Funeral Planning Authority
Tel: 0845 601 9619
The Funeral Planning Authority Limited ("the FPA") exists to help protect consumers’ interests across the spectrum of the Funeral Planning sector within the UK.
British Institute of Embalmers
Tel: 01564 778991
The British Institute of Embalmers is an organization for the professional embalmer.
Cremation Society of Great Britain
Tel: 01622 688292
Information on all aspects of cremation.
Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management
Tel: 020 8989 4661
ICCM represents professionals working in burial and cremation authorities and companies throughout the UK.
The Woodland Trust
Tel: 01476 581111
The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading woodland conservation charity.
Natural Death Centre
Tel: 01962 712690
Natural Death Centre provide help, support, advice or guidance planning a funeral, either for yourself or for someone close to you.
National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM)
Tel: 01788 542264
NAMM provides information to the general public to be able to make informed decisions about choosing a memorial.
BRAMM - The British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons
Tel: 01823 448259
BRAMM serves the memorial industry and bereaved families, by promoting higher standards of memorial construction through education and qualifications.