The Benefits of Cloud Computing
Accessed from the Cloud …. Running in the Cloud… Moving to the Cloud…. these days it seems like everything is happening ‘In the Cloud’ But what exactly does it all mean?
PlotBox –Effortlessly Improve the Management of your Crematorium
According to the Cremation Society of Great Britain, the cremation rate in the United Kingdom has been increasing steadily with the national average rate rising from 34.70% in 1960 to 72.44% in 2008 and all signs point to a continuing rise.
Still making up your mind on cemetery software? Key factors to consider.
Whether you really need cemetery software (or need to change your software) depends on a number of factors. If you answer ‘NO’ to any of the questions below (when you feel you should be saying ‘yes’), then you may want to read on:
Still using pen and paper to record your burials? Here’s some advice on going digital.
Moving from using books and ledgers can be a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be as difficult as you may think. The pressures of the digital age, advancements in technology, increased customer expectations and higher demands on accessibility to data are making it more important than ever to make sure your records are protected and digitally available.
ICCFA ‘Newbie’ Report
As first time attendees and exhibitors at the ICCFA conference we were both overwhelmed at the welcome we received from ICCFA staff, fellow exhibitors and attendees.
How would you like to be buried when you die?
Carrying out the wishes of the dead is a top priority for families, funeral homes and cemeteries. But what if those wishes are for a natural burial?
With environmental and consumption implications looming, more and more people are changing what happens to them when they die, and one of the emerging interests is in natural or ‘green’ burials.
Guidance on Transfer of Grave Ownership in the UK & Ireland
When considering transferring ownership of a grave, it is really important to be aware that it is against the law to open a grave for burial. This includes a burial of cremated remains or to place cremated remains upon the surface of a grave without the written permission of the registered owner, unless of course, the burial is that of the grave owner.
PlotBox at the Palace – Pitch@Palace 3.0
Pitch@Palace 3.0, is the third event in a series spearheaded by HRH The Duke of York, and it aims to identify the most promising technology startups from within the creative industries. The aim is to support entrepreneurs and the acceleration of their business ideas.
UK Burial Ground Memorial Guidelines: Guidance for Ireland?
The issue of Memorial Safety has been the subject of adverse publicity and at times public distress. The guidelines were developed by representatives across the industry in response to requests from burial ground operators and cemetery managers who expressed concern about how to respond appropriately to the risk presented by unstable gravestones.
Changes to Burial Legislation UK: Exhumation Licences
From January 2015, a new measure introduced by The Church of England was amended to simplify the procedure of authorising exhumations from consecrated graves in civil cemeteries
PlotBox Blog is live!
Our blog is now up and running! We plan to keep you informed of all the latest news here at PlotBox during what is a very exciting time for the company.