Here are all the other basic elements of a funeral. Decide which you want and which you don’t. Then decide which of those you want you are going to source yourself.

Transporting the person who has died to the funeral home (roughly £120; could be double that for out-of-hours)

Coffin or shroud (anything from £120 up)

Embalming (around £100)

Coffin bearers (around £30 each)

Hearse (around £200)

Limousine (around £200

Order of service (around £100)