Please find below a selection of links to other professional bodies that might be relevant to funeral professionals.


National Association of Funeral Directors - A Trade Association established in 1905 providing support for companies, both corporate and independent.


National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors - A Trade Association providing support for Independent and Family owned funeral companies only.


Independent Funeral Directors' College - Providing education for the Independent Sector at NVQ level. Courses are provided for Administration Staff and Operatives etc.



British Institute of Embalmers - A Institute run for the training and education of Embalmers, ensuring professional standards.


Institute of Civil Funerals - An institute for Civil Celebrants, providing training, education courses and support.

The Cremation Society of Great Britain

The Cremation Society of Great Britain - A charitable organisation working to promote and provide information about the practice of cremation among all members of the community.