Who to inform
Social Security + Bereavement Service 0800 085 2463
If the deceased was receiving benefits (State Pension / Attendance Allowance / Employment Support Allowance / Disability Living Allowance)
Information will be provided of any other benefits you may be entitled to.
HMRC / Inland Revenue
Contact the tax office with the deceased’s name and National Insurance number. There may be a rebate due / further tax to pay. Ask your solicitor regarding instruction in a will.
If in the name of the deceased, inform oil / gas / electric / telephone / internet / cable / satellite companies.