Society and its demands are constantly changing, and this is as true for the funeral industry as it is for anything else. The demands and expectations associated with funerals are decreasing for numerous reasons, although the biggest factor is cost.

With these changes, there is a question that is becoming more and more popular: do I need to have a funeral? The short answer is yes: everyone must be buried or cremated. However, you do not need a funeral service.

In funeral terms, an Unattended Direct Delivery (UDD) is when the deceased is simply taken straight to the cemetery for cremation without a service or viewing. For those who wish to have ‘the least amount of fuss possible’, this is the way to go.

It is also a fantastic option for those experiencing financial difficulties. The most cost-effective way to have a funeral, you also have the option of having a memorial service following the cremation.