Monthly Archives: September 2015

September 30, 2015   //   No Comments

Thanks and goodbye to one of SAIF’s founder members.

SAIF offers a huge thanks and bids goodbye to Chas Nethercott Charles (Chas) Nethercott has been a mainstay of SAIF...

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September 29, 2015   //   No Comments

Fair Funerals win at Third Sector Awards Evening

SAIF is delighted that Fair Funerals won the ‘Breakthrough of the Year’ Award at the recent Third Sector Awards...

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September 28, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF AGM Weekend Rooms sold out!

Two months ahead of SAIF AGM Banquet Weekend, all of the hotel rooms have sold out!  Members are still welcome...

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September 25, 2015   //   No Comments

Is obesity a disability?

Obesity is a term used to describe somebody who is overweight with a high degree of body fat. There...

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September 24, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF Extraordinary General Meeting 14th October 2015

SAIF will be holding its annual Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) at the Park Inn, Harlow on 14th October 2015....

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September 23, 2015   //   No Comments

Smoking in company vehicles

SAIF has recently received enquiries concerning smoke free vehicles. On our Member’s area, there is a bulletin called ‘Smoking...

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September 22, 2015   //   No Comments

HSE Reports on Perceptions of the Health and Safety of Young Workers

The work involved a review of published documents and interviews with 14 representatives from employer organisations, schools/academies, work placement...

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September 21, 2015   //   No Comments

Preventing dermatitis at work

Contact dermatitis is the most common type of occupational skin disease.    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has produced...

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September 18, 2015   //   No Comments

Why do we need to grieve?

A recent report by Scienceline described how scientists are trying to understand the purpose of grief. There are many...

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September 17, 2015   //   No Comments

FFMA move nearer to agreeing test regime for coffins

Representatives from the Funeral Furnishing Manufacturer’s Association (FFMA) and Cremation Societies move one step forward. The representatives met recently...

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September 16, 2015   //   No Comments

Learn about The Future of Ageing at an ILC-UK Conference

The International Longevity Centre (ILC-UK) are presenting a conference on The Future of Ageing. Taking place on 24th November...

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September 15, 2015   //   No Comments

A man’s funeral home is his castle

Laurence Jones Funeral Directors have a distinctive funeral home known as ‘The Castle House.’ SAIF welcomes new member Laurence...

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September 14, 2015   //   No Comments

Online help with VAT from HMRC

HM Revenues and Customs are holding a series of online tutorials on VAT.  HMRC understands that VAT accounting is...

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September 11, 2015   //   No Comments

Celebrate partnership developments within end of life care provision in North Tyneside

Meeting about End of Life Care Provision to be held at Wallsend on 22nd October. To be held at...

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September 11, 2015   //   No Comments

Measures introduced by government to ensure minimum wages are paid.

On 1st September, the government announced a package of measures to ensure hardworking people receive the pay they are...

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September 10, 2015   //   No Comments

Digital Revolution continues with UK’s 100th Digital Autopsy

As reported in August’s SAIFinsight magazine, Digital Autopsy has announced its 100th digital scan.  Over 200,000 deaths each year...

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September 9, 2015   //   No Comments

National Bereavement Conference 22nd September at Bolton

Influencing change in Bereavement Care Hosted by the Bereavement Services Association, the conference will be held at the Bolton...

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September 8, 2015   //   No Comments

Few people know how to leave a charitable gift in their will.

Research shows that 35% of people wanted to leave money to a charity in their will, but only 7.3%...

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September 8, 2015   //   No Comments

Give safely to refugee appeals

Advice from the Charities Commission The news is currently dominated by the plight of thousands of men, women and children...

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September 7, 2015   //   No Comments

National Transplant Week 7th – 13th September

7 Days to Say Yes I Donate The Organ Donation Register is very excited about their National Transplant Week campaign...

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September 4, 2015   //   No Comments

An Exhibition with a Difference

This weekend will see The Ideal Death Show, a gathering of entrepreneurs, pioneers and progressives from the funeral industry. Taking place...

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September 3, 2015   //   No Comments

Booking form available for SAIF’s Education Day on 4th November

Book now for SAIF’s Education Day on the 4th November at the Leicester Tigers Rugby Club. Last year’s event...

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September 2, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF has Crematoria Facts and Figures

Have you ever needed to find a local crematorium to accommodate a special sized coffin? SAIF is frequently contacted...

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September 1, 2015   //   No Comments

The Importance Of Staying Clean In The Modern Era

The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa has heightened awareness and concern over the potentially devastating effects of an...

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