New Funeral Plan Regulations: What You Need to Know

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If you’re thinking of buying a funeral plan, you should be aware of the new regulations that will come into effect from 2023 onwards. Funeral plans will now be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which means that providers will need to adhere to strict rules and regulations. What are funeral plans? Funeral plans […]

Cremation Documents Required


Documents Required for a Cremation HOME / HOSPITAL DEATH Registration of Death is IMPORTANT for the funeral to take place Document 1 Issued By Medical Cause of Death Certificate** Last attending GP or the Hospital Doctor Document 2 Issued By Certificate for Burial or Cremation Registrar – Required ASAP (Green Form) Document 3 Issued By […]

Funeral Planning Checklist


Funeral Planning Checklist A handy guide for funeral planning Asian Funeral Home in Leeds has developed a handy checklist for anybody looking to arrange a funeral. This is suitable for all faiths, backgrounds and belief systems and offers you an easy way to ensure that you have covered the essential when it comes to planning […]

Easter Egg drop off day is here!

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Easter Egg drop off day is here! Help & Advice From Our Expert Team Community and corporate donors are dropping off hundreds of Easter eggs and other treats at Leeds Children’s Hospital today. Our friends from Leeds Hospitals Charity are here coordinating deliveries and the Play Team are here to accept deliveries and thank our […]

About Sikh Funerals

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About Sikh Funerals As featured in Farewells Magazine Click here to view the April 2022 Edition The Final Rite The Sikh funeral is known as ‘Antam Sanskaar’, which translates as ‘final rite’ or ‘the last rite of passage’. The service does not focus on the pain or grief of losing a loved one, but treats […]

Arranging a Funeral


Arrange a Funeral We are here to help You don’t have to settle on a funeral director right away. Take time to research quotes, prices and reviews. Download Checklist Frequently asked questions Choose a Recommended Funeral Director Choose a reputable funeral home that has good review or is recommended. Ask around and if in doubt, […]

Seeking after Support

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After Support Asian Funeral Counselling At Asian Funeral Home we recognise that the funeral is the first step in the journey of grief. It can take many months or even years for grief to fully surface, and that’s why we have our own in-house counsellors who can support you in your time of need. Available […]

Why Get a Funeral Plan?

Here at Asian Funeral Home we can help you to put a funeral plan in place so that you can have peace of mind that your relatives have nothing to worry about when you pass away. Many people worry that when they die, they won’t leave enough money for their funeral and their loved ones […]

Registering a Death

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Registering a Death Everything you need to know When someone dies, you will need to register the death. After the death has been registered, you will be given/sent all the necessary paperwork required to arrange the funeral. If you are unsure about the procedure of registering a death in the UK, please call us and we […]

Scattering the Ashes


Scattering the Ashes Traditions and Locations When a Hindu or Sikh person dies it is customary to scatter the ashes in running water. This might be a local river or you may wish to take the ashes to India to scatter them in your chosen place. Asian Funeral Home has a list of local places […]