You don’t have to send thank you notes to anyone.
It was a tradition in days gone by but currently most people assume you’re busy grieving and they do not expect thanks. A simple spoken thank you when you next see the person is fine.
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I don’t know who gave me mine in those first couple of days as a dazed new widow. I stuffed it in my bag with all the other paperwork. A year or so later when I wanted to use that bag again, I found it. It answered all the official and admin questions I’d lain awake puzzling over before the funeral and beyond. You … Continue reading Read one of these
We did an article about this in issue 6. The changes come into force today. There’s a good story about the changes here on the BBC website (HT to @JohnBirrell600): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-32709834 And here’s our article: From Wednesday 13th May, all deaths in Scotland will have to be registered before a burial or cremation can take place. This change is the latest … Continue reading Changes to death registration in Scotland