Every Day Heroes Competition

This Week's Hero

Funeral Directors are exposed to the full implications of the pandemic. On a daily basis they have to confront mortality, on a scale that has not been seen since the Second World War. In so doing, they have had to care for the deceased, the bereaved and each other, in the face of the risk of infection. As funeral professionals, they have witnessed the raw reality of the pandemic, confronted with those that have been taken too soon; those for whom lockdown was an unliveable challenge and the many others aside. They answer the call at all hours of the day, and place the needs of others before their own, and in many cases, before their own families needs too.
We recognise the commitment Funeral Directors have shown to communities the length and breadth of the country. The funeral profession may be diverse in nature, but is united in caring for our nation at its time of need and beyond.

Seker, the home of eFD, is delighted to recognise and pay tribute to this service, dedication and commitment. Funeral Directors really are the epitome of Every Day Heroes. We are delighted to champion achievements and recognise their caring – day in day out. Please nominate anyone from the funeral profession that you believe deserves recognition. We will champion a weekly Every Day Hero, and to thank them, will send them a £50 John Lewis voucher, as a small token of our appreciation.

On behalf of grateful communities across the country, thank you for your continued service.

The first everyday hero will be announced soon, but it's not to late to nominate a colleague.
Use the form below for the chance to be the first #EveryDayHero

#EveryDayHero Roll of Honour

This week’s Every Day Hero

Congratulations to Ian Halsall from F W Marsh Funeral Services – nomination received from Stephanie Halsall “Throughout this pandemic he has managed a family business

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This week’s Every Day Hero

Congratulations to Abi Pattenden from Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors – nomination received from Becky Hughes “Abi has pro-actively and practically managed the business at Freeman

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This week’s Every Day Hero

Congratulations to Debbie Tunnard from John Weir Funeral Directors – nomination received from John Weir “Debbie Tunnard is our company general manager, responsible for the

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This week’s Every Day Hero

Congratulations to Hayley Trim from CPJ Field & Co. Ltd – nomination received from Jackie Buckingham “Hayley, our embalmer here at Deric-Scott’s, has worked tirelessly

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Nominate a Colleague

Nominations must include a brief citation of no more than 300 words, and a photo. Seker will use its social media channels to announce and publicise the winners and the winners will receive a £50 John Lewis gift card and a place in the #EveryDayHero roll of honour.

No, we would prefer that you nominate a colleague who you feel has gone the extra mile. That’s not to say that you can’t ask one of your colleagues to nominate you!  

Anyone working in the funeral profession in the UK.

There is no time limit for how long the person you’d like to nominate has to be working within the funeral profession. 

A new winner will be announced each week. Nominations received by 5pm on Sunday will be included in that week with the winner announced the next day and their £50 John Lewis voucher being sent via Royal Mail. Any nominations made after 5pm on Sunday will be included in the following weeks round.  

We are looking to run this competition for 12 months, starting from 3rd February 2021.

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