Opportunities

View current vacancies placed by burial and cremation authorities.
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Directory of Crematoria

This downloadable PDF document contains a comprehensive list of Crematoria with their full contact details, and includes overseas members.
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Cremator Manufacturers

Contact details for Cremator Manufacturers recommended by the FBCA.
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Open Day Information

A helpful guide to running a sucessful Open Day at your crematorium.
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Questions People Ask About Cremation

Member authorities may reproduce this text in their literature, or other forms of publicity, with the proviso that the text is reproduced in its entirety and not altered in any way. Updated June 2015.
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Recommendations on the Establishment of Crematoria

The information summarised in the following pages provides advice on the whole field of policy, siting, planning and operating a crematorium. Further information concerning these and all technical subjects may be obtained by members on application to the Federation's Executive Officer. Adequate advice on problems of a local nature can only be given after consultation has taken place between representatives of the prospective cremation authority and the Federation's Technical Officers.
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Recommended Practices and Procedures

Each Cremation Authority and members of the Staff will be conversant with the Code of Cremation Practice, which forms the basis on which this important service is undertaken.
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Recommendations On The Procedure For The Packing and Despatch of Cremated Remains/Ashes

Cremation Authorities should be concerned that cremated remains/ashes which they despatch arrive at their destination safely and in a condition which will not cause distress or embarrassment to the recipient. The following recommendations have been formulated as a guide to Cremation Authorities.
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Instructions for Funeral Directors

The Funeral Director shall observe the regulations of the Cremation Authority. The Funeral Director is responsible for the provision of sufficient bearers to convey the coffin from the hearse to the catafalque..
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CREMATION (England & Wales) Regulations 2008

The regulations modernise and consolidate the current cremation legislation and in particular provide for revised cremation forms. There are also one or two policy changes of which the right to inspect the medical forms is the most significant.
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Additional Guidance from DEFRA and from The Welsh Assembly Government

Regarding Control Of Mercury Emissions From Crematoria.
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Reclamation of Metals - Legal Opinion

Advice Concerning Reclamation of Precious Metals and other Material including Surgical Implants following Cremation (including their disposal by sale or otherwise). As Members will know an opinion from a leading firm of Solicitors (Eversheds) was sought as this area of the law is far from clear and certainly may not have yet evolved to meet the needs of modern Society.
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Statistics

Annual Summary of Cremation Statistics - 2014. The figures relating to the number of deaths are Crown Copyright and have been kindly supplied with the assistance of the Office for National Statistics, the Office of the General Register of Scotland and the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
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Suppliers

A list of crematorium equipment supply companies affiliated with the FBCA.
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Support

Details on support services offered by the FBCA, including Cemetery Training and Crematorium Operatives Refresher Training.
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Links

Various links to the websites of relevant burial and cremation authorities and service providers.
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