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Bereavement is everyone’s business

Bereavement is everyone’s business is a recent report by the UK Commission on Bereavement. It shows how bereavement impacts us all. From dealing with complicated administration, to coping with financial and housing insecurity, plus the challenges of returning to work or school after a bereavement, being bereaved throws up challenges in every area of life.

The findings follow one of the largest ever consultations on bereavement support undertaken in the UK, which included over 1,000 adult and 100 child respondents to the UKCB’s surveys and evidence submitted from over 130 organisations.

Find out more information, specific briefings – with key policy recommendations - for all four nations: Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales (including Welsh Language version) and England, along with a UK wide briefing on:'s%20business%20shows,in%20every%20area%20of%20life.

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Principles for change

With 8 Principles for Change, and clear, detailed recommendations, the findings from Bereavement is everyone’s business are offered below in a variety of formats to ensure that everyone understands how bereavement affects their particular community, and how to support change for all bereaved people:

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