Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 30, 2014   //   No Comments

New training courses from Child Bereavement UK

SAIF is pleased to support Child Bereavement UK, the charity which supports families and educates professionals when a baby...

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June 27, 2014   //   No Comments

It’s party time!

Tickets are selling fast for SAIF’s 25th Anniversary Dinner on 20th September. Don’t miss out, book your tickets now. ...

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June 26, 2014   //   No Comments

Does your premises have a Service Chapel?

I am about to enter into dialogue with the Church of England regarding the use of Service Chapels on...

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June 25, 2014   //   No Comments

SAIF and Secure

With the change from CRB (Criminal Record Bureau) to DBS (Disclose and Barring Service), SAIF have renewed their contract...

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June 24, 2014   //   No Comments

Welcome to the family of SAIF

As you may have seen from the new member’s page in the last edition of SAIFInsight, we have had...

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June 24, 2014   //   No Comments

‘Postcode lottery’ in funeral costs in Scotland

A new report by Citizens Advice Scotland shows that there is a ‘postcode lottery’ in funeral costs in Scotland,...

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June 23, 2014   //   No Comments

Reminder: Scottish SAIF AGM

All Scottish members are encouraged to attend the AGM on 26th June. The Scottish AGM will take place on...

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June 20, 2014   //   No Comments

New London Congestion Charges

From 16th June, London’s Congestion Charge has been increased to £11.50 per day. You can save £1 per day...

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June 20, 2014   //   No Comments

Vehicle tax disc no longer needed

From October 2014 motorists will no longer have to display their road tax disc in the windscreen of their...

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June 19, 2014   //   No Comments

New SAIF adverts for members’ use

SAIF Business Centre is delighted to launch a new generic advert for members to use in their own advertising campaigns....

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June 18, 2014   //   No Comments

Update on Scottish Infant Cremation Commission

SAIF’s Executive Chairman Alun Tucker has received a letter from Michael Matheson, Minister for Public Health in Scotland, with...

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June 17, 2014   //   No Comments

New Consumer Contracts Regulations

The Consumer Contracts Regulations came into effect on 13th June 2014. They apply to items bought online, at a...

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June 17, 2014   //   No Comments

Help us improve SAIF’s Quality Assurance Programme

SAIF’s Quality Assurance Programme is in place to ensure that consumers receive a first class service and to protect...

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June 16, 2014   //   No Comments

New Form for Social Fund Payments

The SF200 Form was updated in April 2014 by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Make sure you...

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June 16, 2014   //   No Comments

Your help is urgently needed

The All Party Parliamentary Funeral and Bereavement Group is holding an inquiry into delays between death and the burial...

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June 13, 2014   //   No Comments

Changes to DVLA in Northern Ireland

The administration of vehicle registration and licensing services in Northern Ireland will be transferred to the Driver and Licensing...

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June 12, 2014   //   No Comments

Great gathering at Newmarket

Around 30 local funeral directors and associate members gathered at the Rutland Arms Hotel, Newmarket for the Cambridgeshire, Suffolk...

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June 11, 2014   //   No Comments

Scottish SAIF AGM

All Scottish members are encouraged to attend the AGM on 26th June. The Scottish SAIF Executive had a full...

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June 10, 2014   //   No Comments

President’s Charity Run

SAIF National President, Mark Woollard, will be competing in the 2014 Crisis Square Mile Run on 12th June. Mark...

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June 9, 2014   //   No Comments

Welcome to New Member Grassby Funeral Service

SAIF was delighted to welcome new member Grassby & Sons, based in Dorchester, in May. Grassby & Sons was...

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June 5, 2014   //   No Comments

Hugely successful SAIF meeting in Durham

A record number of local funeral directors and associate members gathered at the Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham for...

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June 5, 2014   //   No Comments

Hugely successful SAIF meeting in Durham

A record number of local funeral directors and associate members gathered at the Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham for...

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June 5, 2014   //   No Comments

Hugely successful SAIF meeting in Durham

A record number of local funeral directors and associate members gathered at the Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham for...

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June 4, 2014   //   No Comments

Protect your IT Systems from new Cyber Threat

The UK public was warned on Monday 2nd June that they have two weeks to protect their computers from the...

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June 3, 2014   //   No Comments

SAIF shortlisted for Trade Association Best Practice Awards 2014

SAIF is delighted to anounce that we have reached finalist status for entries in the Trade Association Forum’s Best...

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June 2, 2014   //   No Comments

Cruse Bereavement Conference 8th to 9th July at Warwick University

Cruse Bereavement Care are organising a two day conference at Warwick University on 8th and 9th July. Entitled ‘Reaching...

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