It's always hard when someone close to you dies. While you're in the midst of grief, managing everyday matters and making significant financial choices can appear overwhelming. We’ve put the following information together to help and support you through this process and our specialist team are here to offer further support and advice if you need it.

Step by step guide

There’s a small number of things that must be done as soon as possible after somebody has died. Below you’ll find guidance on the initial steps that you may need to take, starting with officially registering the death.

Frequently asked questions

Support and guidance

During this difficult time you may need some additional support and guidance. There are several organisations who can offer you help.

Age UK
Free help and advice
View - Age UK website 

Citizens Advice Bureau
Free legal advice and support
View - Citizens Advice Bureau 

The Samaritans
Confidential advice providing emotional support
View - The Samaritans