What is in a breakdown of funeral costs?

Rest Assured looks at the different elements that make up funeral costs in the UK and explains how it is able to package various funeral costs together to create an attractive range of money-saving funeral plans.

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How to buy a burial plot and all you need to know about rights around burials in the UK

Rest Assured looks at the process of buying a burial plot and reveals how burial plots are purchased on lease and rights to them can be shared or transferred.

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What to wear to your own funeral

Most people know what to wear to a funeral, but few have ever thought about how they want to be dressed for their own. Here we look at the choices people make in their funeral plan around the different clothes they request to be buried or cremated in.

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The best locations to scatter ashes in the UK

Rest Assured Funeral Plans asks, ‘Where is the best place to scatter ashes in the UK?’ and finds some people choose to have their ashes scattered in stunning beauty spots while others prefer personal places like local sports fields, gardens and family graves.

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Ten ways to go greener with your funeral

As COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, kicks off in Glasgow Rest Assured looks at how to add eco-friendly touches to funerals and reveals that using compostable coffins, sourcing local services and choosing woodland burials are some of many ways to minimise the environmental impact of a funeral.

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Why inflation-busting funeral plans are an even smarter investment this year

Rest Assured Funeral Plans reviews the present economic climate and finds that funeral plans offer an ideal investment in times of high inflation.

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How to arrange a memorial bench?

Rest Assured looks at the process of having a remembrance bench installed as memorial to a loved one and finds that memorial benches can be installed in many different places for a range of fees.

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Nominating pallbearers in your funeral plan

Rest Assured looks at the role of pallbearers at a funeral and explains the ideal number, set of attributes and range of duties for pallbearers to have when they’re included in a funeral plan.

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How safe is my money in a funeral plan?

Many of our clients ask, ‘how safe is my money in a funeral plan?’, so here Rest Assured explains the safeguards in place to ensure our customers’ money is secure and why a legal trust is the best way to protect their investment

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Why are direct funeral plans and direct cremations becoming so popular?

One in five cremations in the UK are now carried out without a funeral service or any family in attendance, it has been revealed. And the UK’s preference for ‘no frills’ direct cremations is growing at such a rate that they could exceed traditional funerals in popularity by 2030.

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