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A leaflet providing help and information about what to do when someone dies.
PDF, 1.05MB, 60 pages
This leaflet gives you help and information about what to do when someone dies including how to:
It also tells you about the financial help you may be able to get and the organisations who can give you support and comfort.
Some of the information is different for deaths in Scotland. Go to www.scotland.gov.uk or visit a Jobcentre in Scotland to get a leaflet produced by the Scottish government.
1 June 2013
10 November 2014
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Department for Work and Pensions
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