Monthly Archives: April 2015

April 30, 2015   //   No Comments

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

SAIF has been contacted by a number of members on this matter which has recently come to the fore....

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April 29, 2015   //   No Comments

Help promote Dementia Awareness

Help Training 2 Care provide 20,000 people the Virtual Dementia Tour for FREE. Training2Care, the UK licence holder of...

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April 28, 2015   //   No Comments

Update on Scottish Government Infant Cremation Steering Group

The Scottish Government Infant Cremation Steering Group has provided renewed guidance for funeral directors operating in Scotland. SAIF Business...

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April 27, 2015   //   No Comments

Welcome to new SAIF Members

  J Weekes Funeral Director, Millbrook, Torpoint For more than 80 years the Weekes family have provided a dignified and...

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April 24, 2015   //   No Comments

Dementia Awareness Week 18th to 24th May 2015

Supported by the Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Awareness Week will run from 18th to 24th May. In 2015 there will...

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April 23, 2015   //   No Comments

21 years of Child Bereavement UK

Charity celebrates 21 years of rebuilding lives OVER 100 people attended an Open Day and Awards Ceremony at Child...

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April 22, 2015   //   No Comments

Be Scam Safe

SAIF has been made aware of the following scams to be aware of concerning Allsops, the Funeral Furnishing Manufacturers Association (FEMA)....

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April 21, 2015   //   No Comments

Shared Parental Leave Regulations Now in Force

Parents in work can now share responsibility for looking after their newborn or newly adopted child as Shared Parental...

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April 20, 2015   //   No Comments

Why independent funeral directors are better

SAIF welcomes new members Southgate & Roberts Funeral Directors in Ipswich. Matt Southgate and Liam Roberts have many years experience...

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April 17, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF President’s Charities for 2015 to 2016

It gives me enormous pleasure to be able to introduce my charities for the year. Child Bereavement UK offer...

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April 16, 2015   //   No Comments

Boost for firms as Small Business Act becomes law

Measures became law on 26th March 2015 to help level the playing field between large and small companies. The...

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April 15, 2015   //   No Comments

The Importance of Annual Refresher Training of First Aiders

In its March bulletin, the HSE strongly recommends employers ensure their first aiders receive annual refresher training. The reason for...

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April 14, 2015   //   No Comments

Please support Gemma’s Charity Challenge

SAIF National President Gemma O’Driscoll and her team have set the ambitious challenge of completing the West Highland Way...

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April 13, 2015   //   No Comments

Rate of employment grew faster in Wales than in any other part of the UK

The rate of employment grew faster in Wales than in any other part of the UK over the three...

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April 10, 2015   //   No Comments

‘Dangerous’ daffodils just a myth

Complaints from the public being fobbed off with health and safety excuses are at a record high. From dangerous...

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April 9, 2015   //   No Comments

Millions more saving thanks to pension automatic enrolment

Figures released recently show that nearly 5.2 million workers have been enrolled into a workplace pension scheme by their...

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April 8, 2015   //   No Comments

Book your places for SAIF’s Meetings in Coventry and Durham

SAIF’s starts its regional meetings in Coventry on 14th April and Durham on 29th April. If you’re in the...

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April 7, 2015   //   No Comments

Where do you keep your passport?

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office urges British nationals to value their passport According to recent research by the travel association...

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April 2, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF President’s first official engagement

My first week as President was certainly busy and I was delighted to be invited to cut the ribbon...

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April 1, 2015   //   No Comments

WOW! What a weekend!

There were many happy, smiling faces and some bleary eyes as another SAIF weekend came to an end. As...

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