Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 28, 2014   //   No Comments

Welcome to new SAIF Members

SAIF welcomes these recently joined new members. Reynolds Ltd has been a family business for almost 150 years and...

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November 27, 2014   //   No Comments

World Aids Day 1st December 2014

World Aids Day, observed on 1 December every year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by...

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November 26, 2014   //   No Comments

Funeral Poverty Bill needs your support

On 9th December 2014 Emma Lewell-Buck MP will present a Funeral Poverty Bill in parliament to carry out a...

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November 25, 2014   //   No Comments

Successful SAIF Scotland Meeting

A good number of members attended the SAIF Scotland meeting held on 30th October at Hilcroft Hotel, Bathgate. The...

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November 24, 2014   //   No Comments

Punch balled or countersunk!

This month has been very busy, so busy that at present I don’t even know what day of the...

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November 21, 2014   //   No Comments

BIFD Presidency stays within SAIF ‘family’

Congratulations to David Gresty of Arthur Gresty Ltd of Altrincham on his election as President of the British Institute...

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November 20, 2014   //   No Comments

A Not So Jolly Christmas

Christmas is not so jolly for the bereaved, so Grief Journey UK have developed a booklet to help grieving...

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November 19, 2014   //   No Comments

Changes to payments for Dartford Crossing

The Highways Agency has announced that from Sunday 30th November there will no longer be toll booths for paying to...

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November 18, 2014   //   No Comments

First trees planted in Scotland’s WW1 Centenary Wood

Woodland Trust supporter starts tree planting in memory of grandfather and great uncle at Scotland’s WW1 Centenary Wood. On...

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November 17, 2014   //   No Comments

Order your SAIF Organ Donation Leaflets

You will probably be aware of SAIF’s support of the NHS Organ Donation Register and should have received a...

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November 14, 2014   //   No Comments

Viking funeral at sea

As reported on the American website navytimes.com on 2nd October, the US Coast Guard recently gave WWII veteran a...

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November 13, 2014   //   No Comments

Annual Conference on Dementia and End of Life – Early Bird Booking

The National Council for Palliative Care are holding their 9th Annual Conference on Dementia and End of Life on...

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November 12, 2014   //   No Comments

SAIF to host first aid course

SAIF Business Centre will host a first aid course for Members at the Sawbridgeworth office on 27th November. Topics...

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November 11, 2014   //   No Comments

Future of Tower of London Poppy display secured

Prime Minister David Cameron announced on 8th November that a key element of the Tower of London poppy installation will remain...

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November 10, 2014   //   No Comments

Parochial Fees for 2015 Published

The Church of England has published its Parochial Fees for 2015. SAIF Members may login to to the Members’...

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November 7, 2014   //   No Comments

100% of attendees recommend the SAIF Education Day

“An excellent day; looking forward to next one.” This was just one of the positive comments we received following...

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November 6, 2014   //   No Comments

SAIF Update: Death Certifictation Reform

Message from Alun Tucker, Executive Chairman Dear Colleague We have been advised that no further development of the Death...

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November 5, 2014   //   No Comments

New Business Benefit for SAIF Members

SAIF has negotiated a new benefit for members: 25% discount for membership of the Forum of Private Business (FPB)....

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November 4, 2014   //   No Comments

Female employment has increased in every sector of the UK economy

HM Treasury announced on 23rd October new analysis showing that female employment has increased in every sector of the economy with...

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November 3, 2014   //   No Comments

SAIF Member Campaign against service men and women pauper funerals

SAIF Member Sue Maclean of Ashby Funeral Care has been campaigning since November 2013 to prevent service men and...

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