Monthly Archives: August 2015

August 28, 2015   //   No Comments

Death related enquiries second highest search item on Citizens Advice website

Citizens Advice recently tweeted that their second highest online query relates to dealing with the financial affairs of someone...

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August 27, 2015   //   No Comments

New waste regulation for Wales

The Welsh Assembly has published details of its Environment Bill, which requires businesses to separate waste at source.   The...

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August 26, 2015   //   No Comments

Welcome to new SAIF Members in County Down

Adair Funeral Directors, Ballywalter   SAIF is delighted to welcome Adair Funeral Directors into membership.  Adair Funeral Directors are a fully...

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August 25, 2015   //   No Comments

23.5 million days lost due to work related ill health in 2013/14

Figures from the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) annual statistics for 2013/14 have helped shed some light on the extent...

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August 24, 2015   //   No Comments

Credit and debit card fees to be capped

The Government has launched a consultation on new rules to cap fees charged by banks to their business customers...

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August 21, 2015   //   No Comments

Death Certification changes in Scotland – how do they affect funeral directors?

On 13th May 2015 legislation was changed regarding death certification in Scotland. Disposal of the deceased, by any means,...

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August 20, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF has new telephone number

SAIF has a new telephone number  From 19th August, SAIF Business Centre’s telephone number will change from the 0845...

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August 19, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF Interviewed on BBC Regional Radio Stations

Today the BBC have featured the rising cost of cremations and contacted SAIF to comment. Covered on BBC Breakfast...

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August 19, 2015   //   No Comments

Today is Injury Prevention Day

Every day too many people are needlessly injured because others did not take, or could not be bothered to take,...

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August 18, 2015   //   No Comments

How do you manage effective inductions of new staff?

It’s no secret that a thorough induction procedure for new employees offers a wealth of benefits. It gives you...

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August 17, 2015   //   No Comments

Can you check employees’ emails during unexpected absences?

If an employee is off work unexpectedly and you’re worried that there might be e-mail messages that need attention,...

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August 14, 2015   //   No Comments

Which words will be included in your eulogy?

What are the eulogy qualities that we are living each day? This is a question posed recently on the website...

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August 13, 2015   //   No Comments

Life begins at…80?

The International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) has published a new factpack: “80 at Eighty.” Inspired by ILC-UK Chief Executive...

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August 12, 2015   //   No Comments

Find out about Strategies for Resilience and Stress Management

The Sobell Study Centre will be presenting a course on Strategies for Resilience and Stress Management on 20th November. Sobell...

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August 11, 2015   //   No Comments

Workplace pension saving at a 10 year high

Workplace pension participation has rocketed to its highest level in a decade with young people and those in lower...

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August 10, 2015   //   No Comments

Online help and support from HMRC for employers

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)provides webinars, e-learning, emails and videos on employing people. There is a wealth of information available...

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August 7, 2015   //   No Comments

Funeral Directors raise over £530,000 for CLIC Sargent

Donations sent in memory of a loved one, supported by Funeral Directors, raised over £530,000 for CLIC Sargent.    CLIC...

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August 6, 2015   //   No Comments

Stay SAIF: Avoid cowboys when appointing a Fire Specialist

Following a prosecution in March this year, businesses are being warned to beware of those offering fire services without...

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August 5, 2015   //   No Comments

How do you manage your digital legacy?

Marie Curie recently published an article online by DeadSocial about how to prepare for your digital legacy. James Norris...

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August 4, 2015   //   No Comments

Like to hold your own Death Café? Read the Guide

Death Café have published a practical guide to holding your own Death Café. The Death Cafe model was developed...

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August 3, 2015   //   No Comments

British employees working through their annual leave entitlement

The Government’s Fit for Work website recently highlighted that British people are increasingly not taking their holiday entitlement –...

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