J Edwards Funeral Directors Waterllovill & Bedhapmton

People you should inform

  • The local Social Services Department of the council if the person was receiving meals-on-wheels, home help or day centre care or had an appliance or piece of equipment issued by the department.
  • Any hospital the person was attending.
  • The family doctor, home nurse, dentist and solicitor.
  • The Inland Revenue.
  • Council Tax and House Insurance for refunds.
  • The Social Security office if money was being paid directly into a bank or building society account, for example retirement pension or attendance allowance.
  • Pre-booked holidays.
  • Any employer and trade union.
  • A child or young person’s teacher, employer or college if a parent, brother, sister, grandparent or close friend has died.
  • A car insurance company (if you are insured to drive the car under the deceased’s name, you will cease to be legally insured).
  • The local offices of British Gas, the local Electricity Company and the Telephone Company.
  • Rented equipment such as a TV.
  • The local Council Housing Department, if the deceased was living in a council property.
  • The local Council Housing Benefit section if the deceased was receiving housing benefit.
  • The Post Office so that they can redirect the deceased’s mail.
  • Any Insurance Company with which the deceased had a policy.
  • Any solicitor who has been instructed to administer the deceased’s estate.
  • Banks and Building Societies (cancelling standing orders).
  • National Savings and Premium Bond offices.
  • Pension companies.
  • Newspaper and home deliveries.
  • Mortgage and finance agreements.