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Why is the cost of death rising?

Past research has shown that the cost of death is soaring, with funerals becoming more expensive than ever before.  
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Children to Receive Lessons on How to Cope With Grief

on Jul 4, 2013 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Bereavement Blog Grief
Grief is a natural condition that most people will eventually experience at some stage of their lives when losing someone or something they love, but it can be quite difficult to know how to help children cope with the loss, especially when parents are trying to work through their own bereavement.  The organisation Child Bereavement UK is launching a nationwide campaign encouraging teachers to give children lessons on how to overcome grief when the worst happens with a parent or a sibling.
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Parliament Passes Presumption of Death Act

on Apr 16, 2013 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog Death Certificate Grief
In late March, the UK parliament passed the Presumption of Death Act after several years of campaigning, which is intended to help families take control of a missing loved one's affairs.
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