Cemetery Management and Compliance

Cemetery Management and Compliance

This session will be led by Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management (ICCM) and deals with common problems, issues and mistakes and the costs that can be realised by burial authorities. We will tell you how to avoid these costs and create potential new income streams

Event date Thu 17 Sep 2020 9:30 am
Event Ends Thu 17 Sep 2020 1:00 pm
Registered 1
Registration closes Mon 14 Sep 2020 8:00 am
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker David McCarthy
Location Norton Lindsey Village Hall

9.30am - 10.00am

Registration

and refreshments

10.00am - 1.00pm

Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977

  • General powers of management
  • Compliance
  • Registers and records
  • Granting and extending rights
  • New income streams
  • Consent
  • Avoiding disputes

Burials

  • Depth
  • Shallow graves

Administrative Processes

  • Getting it right
  • Certificates
  • Problems and solutions

Grave digging

  • Right grave / wrong grave!
  • Checking procedures
  • Preparations
  • Mourners backfilling
  • Mourners carrying coffins
  • Uncoffined burial

Memorials

  • Unstable memorials?
  • How to avoid this and reduce costs
  • Responsibilities
  • BS8415 / BRAMM Blue Book / NAMM Code
  • Inspections

Creating Burial Space

  • Extending the viability of cemeteries
  • Reclamation and reuse of graves – Using the law – Statutory and Church

Exhumation

  • Law and practice
  • Registration

Earn

1.5 CPD Points

Record of attendance at training events is required when applying for the Local Council Awards Scheme

Fees

£30.00 per delegate for Member Councils

Non-members £60.00

Help with Delegate’s Fees

WALC will subsidise member councils

  • Members with a budgeted income up to £15,000 will get half price for all delegates
  • Members with a budgeted income between £15,001 & £30,000 can send two for the price of one
  • Members with a budgeted income between £30,001 & £50,000 can send three for the price of two
  • Members with a budgeted income over £50,000 can send five for the price of four

PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE THE AGREEMENT OF YOUR COUNCIL TO PAY THE COURSE FEE

Cancellations

Any delegate cancellations

must be received in writing 7 days before the event for a full refund of the fee. Substitute delegate(s) may be named at any time up to the event.

Terms and Conditions of Registration

Please read

Full terms and conditions of registration

Parking

the venue has plenty of free parking spaces

Speakers

David McCarthy

Technical Services and Guidance Manager,ICCM

David has been in the role of Technical Services and Guidance Manager with the ICCM since 2008, in which he engages on issues such as training, consultancy, management placement, and assisting members.
David writes and delivers training to a diverse group of people from Cemetery and Crematorium Managers, staff working within the bereavement profession and Town and Parish Clerks with a responsibility for cemeteries.

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