The Temple of Peace event is for people who are in the funeral profession, and has been put together with our compliments. We hope that you find the evening informative, educational and enjoyable.
Welcomes you to The Temple of Peace
Thursday 11th April 2019.
6:00pm - 9:30pm.
King Edward VII Avenue
Dr. Heather Conway – Queen’s University of Belfast
Dr. Conway is a senior lecturer in Law at Queen’s University Belfast. Her
research focuses on the substantive laws surrounding the treatment of the
dead, the fate of corpses and who has decision-making powers over human
remains. Her areas of interest include the resolution of family disputes
surrounding funerals, exhumations and commemoration, and their
underlying reasons: the legal status of funeral instructions; and the legal
and financial issues posed by pre-paid funeral plans. Heather is the author
of The Law and the Dead.
Catherine Betley – Grief Chat Founder/Managing Director
Professional Help was established in 2012 by Catherine Betley who has over
20 years’ experience of managing counselling and therapy organisations,
starting and developing new projects and ventures and delivering training
and support to a huge range of organisations. Catherine has worked in
business and across the voluntary and community sector at local, regional
and national levels, including a significant period serving as a Director of a
large UK bereavement charity. Catherine is also a founding Leader in
Residence and Honorary Teaching Fellow at Lancaster University
Management School and has a particular interest in end of life and
Terry Tennens – Chief Executive of SAIF
Whether it’s commenting on changes in legislation, consulting with other
like-minded organisations or providing a comment for the media – Terry is
committed to ensuring the views of independent funeral directors are heard
throughout the UK.
Together with the team at SAIF Business Centre, he is also a strong
advocate for professional development and a believer that funeral directors
must have access to expert advice and support if they are to continue to
provide a service of the highest standard.
Richard Elliot – Director MVRRS
Experienced Operations Director with a demonstrated history of working in
the Professional Training & Welfare to Work industries. Skilled in
Performance Management, Budgeting, Operations Management, Sales,
Coaching, Bid Writing, and Team Building. Strong operations professional
with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) focused in Business
Administration and Management, General from The University of
Mountain Celebrations, GDPR & The Temple of Peace facilities
We are delighted to announce that we have been selected as a finalist for 'Small Business of the Year' award at The Welsh Woman's Awards 2019! Thank so much for all your nominations!
Nerys is an experienced and versatile cellist who enjoys playing a large mix of genres and styles from classical to contemporary pop. Based in Wales, Nerys is available for Wedding and Funerals as well as other events.
Nerys has been classically trained on the cello since the age of 7 and was educated at Chethams School of Music before gaining her degree at the Royal Northern College of Music. Nerys has many years of professional experience in all areas of musical performance taking her to many prestigious venues such as the Bridgewater Hall, the Royal Albert Hall, Cardiff Principality Stadium, the O2 Arena, and Hyde Park. Performances have also taken her around Europe to places such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Prague, Florence and Austria.
As a backing cellist, Nerys has performed alongside many well-known artists such as Kanye West, Oasis, Gorillaz, Stereophonics, Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins. Television performances include Britain’s Got Talent, Top of the Pops, and the Reading Festival to name but a few.
For more details please visit he website...
Caerphilly Business Forum Awards Winner Stories
"If you believe in it do it, take the chance, be brave, be strong, always ask for help you will never succeed unless you try and fight for success. Nobody is going to hand it to you on a plate it takes sacrifice, hard work, long hours and all of your money… but the rewards when success comes is amazing.
I was so pleased we won a highly commended award last year, so this topped it off, being a woman in business is tough, especially when you don’t have an academic business background. So, winning for me is like winning for all woman who wish to achieve!"
Mountain Celebrations Ltd
It’s Christmas time. Twinkling lights are going up, parties are being planned, and presents and treats galore are being purchased and made. But even as happy tidings are shared between family, friends and neighbours, we can’t forget that many of those we care about are hurting deeply.
Grief is not relegated to certain parts of the year, it’s a 24/7 process and when Christmas and the holidays arrive it can be escalated…. But how can we be sensitive to the emotional needs of those around us.
Remember that we have all lost a loved one, and remember how we felt, talk, share, remember and embrace this time of year… it will not be an easy task for those who are hurting at the loss of someone close and special.
Consider these 12 tips on how to interact with your grieving friends or loved ones this Christmas.
Mountain Celebrations offers a wide range of civil ceremony training courses.
Train to become a civil celebrant with Mountain Celebrations to achieve one of the highest recognised qualifications in the UK, our diploma civil training courses are also recognised world wide.
We’ve been training celebrants in both funeral and family celebrancy for over seven years and pride ourselves, that as working celebrants we deliver the highest standard of training and support. But our training doesn’t just stop there. We also offer you a good start in the business sector either by joining Mountain Celebrations as part of our team, buying a franchise or joining our online Celebrant Directory.
View our civil ceremony training courses here..
More and more families are requesting for their loved ones memorial and thanksgiving services to be filmed or photographed. It often falls on Funeral Directors to search the internet on behalf of their clients to find someone experienced enough who can be trusted to do this professionally and discreetly.
So we thought we would save you a little time, reach out and let you know that we're here should any of your clients ever need a videographer or photographer. We film and photograph over 40 funerals a year, have lots of great feedback on our website and would be thrilled if you would keep hold of our details should one of your clients need a funeral recording or photographing.
We are proud of the relationships we have built with Funeral Directors, Celebrants, Ministers and many others throughout the industry and would be thrilled to do the same with you.
For more details, please contact Shaun at: https://www.ukfuneralvideoservices.com
Or phone: 07772 509101
Looking for an International Wedding Photographer based from the UAE?
Mountain Celebrations highly recommends Nabeela Huda!
We are delighted to announce that The Caerphilly Business Forum Awards have awarded us as "Highly Commended" award.
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