Monthly Archives: July 2015

July 31, 2015   //   No Comments

The role of photography at funerals

Funeral magazine recently discussed photography of funerals The article features an interview with Australian photographer John Slaytor, who photographs all...

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July 30, 2015   //   No Comments

Motorists warned about scam DVLA emails

DVLA warns the public of scam emails that include a virus. Some members of the public have received emails...

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July 29, 2015   //   No Comments

End of life care improving according to report by Public Health England

There is a growing understanding within the health sector of what is important to people at the end of...

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July 28, 2015   //   No Comments

Lunch break benefits

The government website Fit For Work recently reviewed a BBC poll about how many staff took a real break...

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July 27, 2015   //   No Comments

New SAIF Associate -Love2Donate:In Memory

Love2Donate could have been named ‘Ernie’ as it was a wonderful little boy with this name who inspired the founding...

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July 24, 2015   //   No Comments

Funeral homes increasingly using dogs to comfort mourners

US Fox News recently published an article online about the increasing number of dogs used to comfort mourners in...

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July 23, 2015   //   No Comments

Changes to lasting power of attorney forms

From 1st July, new, simpler and clearer lasting power of attorney (LPA) forms will be introduced for both property...

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July 22, 2015   //   No Comments

Why I love undertakers

The Spectator recently ran an article online praising funeral directors. The author Cressida Connolly begins the piece with, “I...

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July 21, 2015   //   No Comments

Charitable organisations given £20 million boost by government

The Cabinet Office has launched a £20 million Local Sustainability Fund to help around 250 voluntary organisations to secure...

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July 20, 2015   //   No Comments

Changes to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Coroner areas

Merger of the South & West Cambridgeshire, North & East Cambridgeshire and Peterborough coroner areas. SAIF has been informed...

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July 17, 2015   //   No Comments

Preparing for death can improve people’s end-of-life experiences

Compassion in Dying recently published an online article on how meditation can help us approach the end of life...

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July 16, 2015   //   No Comments

ACAS advice for smaller businesses in paying wages

Pay is one of the most important parts of any employment relationship. You must pay your workers in accordance...

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July 15, 2015   //   No Comments

What is work-related stress and why do we need to tackle it?

There is a difference between stress and pressure. We all experience pressure on a daily basis and need it...

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July 14, 2015   //   No Comments

Bereavement app for young people

An app has been created by a group of bereaved young people working with leading bereavement charity Child Bereavement UK....

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July 13, 2015   //   No Comments

Dying without Dignity – Report into End of Life Care

Every year, approximately half a million people die in England. For three quarters of people, death is not sudden...

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July 10, 2015   //   No Comments

Join the HSE Webinar on Taking on New Employees

Series of webinars to help growing businesses The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC)...

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July 9, 2015   //   No Comments

Bereaved to benefit from action on cremation and coroner services

Bereaved families will be the focus of proposed new cremation rules and a review of out-of-hours coroner services announced...

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July 9, 2015   //   No Comments

House of Commons Statement on Cremation Regulation

SAIF Executive Chairman, Alun Tucker, advises SAIF Members of the following Written Statement on Cremation Regulation made on 8th...

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July 8, 2015   //   No Comments

Why older workers are vital for the future of the economy

Recent research has found that more than a million people aged over 50 have been forced out of work...

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July 7, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF’s Snowdon Challenge – Buy the T-shirt here

A SAIF team will be climbing Snowdon on 11th July to raise money for the President’s charities of the...

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July 6, 2015   //   No Comments

The rise in ‘lonely deaths’

In a recent article on The Daily Mail online, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt highlighted the increase in lonely deaths. Mr...

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July 3, 2015   //   No Comments

How do you check driving licences are valid?

With the paper counterpart of the photo driving licence being scrapped from 8th June this year, how can you...

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July 2, 2015   //   No Comments

The Virtual Dementia Tour® is touring England in August

Learn about the effects of Dementia at a location near you SAIF has been delighted to have Glenn Knight...

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July 1, 2015   //   No Comments

Welcome to SAIF’s New Member E Hill & Son Funeral Directors

E Hill Funeral Director was founded in 1960 by Edwin Hill with the unstinting help of his wife Roslyn....

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