Monthly Archives: October 2015

October 30, 2015   //   No Comments

Health and Safety Executive Fees

As of October 2012, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Inspectors were legally allowed to recover costs incurred when they...

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October 29, 2015   //   No Comments

Find out how to promote your funeral business at SAIF’s Education Day

SAIF is delighted that Genesis PR will be presenting at the Education Day at Leicester on 4th November. A...

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October 28, 2015   //   No Comments

Beware of Nigerian Repatriation Scam

Beware of Nigerian Repatriation Scam SAIF was contacted by John of Plymouth Funerals about an email he received.  The...

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October 27, 2015   //   No Comments

See the Welsh Undertakers on TV tonight.

Don’t forget to watch ‘A Very Welsh Undertaking’ on TV tonight. The series is a behind the scenes portrait of...

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October 26, 2015   //   No Comments

New Course by Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences

The Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences will be running a new course entitled: “Management of the Dead.” The course will take...

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October 23, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF Member Thornalley invests in new crematorium

The Thornalley family of Thornalley Funeral Services Ltd in King’s Lynn, Norfolk is investing in a new crematorium at...

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October 22, 2015   //   No Comments

Welcome to new SAIF Member in South Shields

Your Choice Funerals, South Shields Your Choice Funerals are a family run independent funeral directors based in South Shields,...

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October 21, 2015   //   No Comments

Find out about SAIF’s New Counselling Service at our Education Day on 4th November

Join SAIF in Leicester on 4th November to hear about our new free counselling service.    SAIF has identified the...

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October 20, 2015   //   No Comments

Don’t forget to watch ‘A Very Welsh Undertaking’

‘A Very Welsh Undertaking’ is a behind the scenes portrait of the modern Welsh funeral director and the funerals of...

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October 20, 2015   //   No Comments

New Virtual Dementia Tour Dates

Due to the success of the August UK Tour the Virtual Dementia Tour, the company has launched a new...

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October 19, 2015   //   No Comments

New easy explanation of Fit For Work

Fit for Work has published a short film explaining this free service.  Funded by the government, Fit For Work...

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October 16, 2015   //   No Comments

Do cohabiting couples have the same rights as married couples?

SAIF Business Centre is often contacted by Members facing disputes between family members because cohabiting couples do not have...

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October 15, 2015   //   No Comments

What’s DNA Memorial? Find out at SAIF’s Education Day.

DNA Memorials will be speaking at SAIF’s Education Day at Leicester on 4th November. The DNA Memorial service has...

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October 14, 2015   //   No Comments

Funeral poverty discussed in UK Parliament

Funeral poverty was addressed in UK Parliament yesterday afternoon. Paul Maynard MP for Blackpool North and Cleveleys secured the...

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October 14, 2015   //   No Comments

Have you organised your staff pension enrolment?

Automatic enrolment makes it compulsory for employers to automatically enrol their eligible workers into a pension scheme. Automatic enrolment...

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October 13, 2015   //   No Comments

New TV Series on Welsh Funeral Directors starts tonight

‘A Very Welsh Undertaking’ is a behind the scenes portrait of the modern Welsh funeral director and the funerals of...

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October 12, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF Scotland Update on Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill

SAIF Scotland have received an update from Dr Simon Cuthbert-Kerr, Burial & Cremation Bill Team Leader. “The Burial and Cremation...

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October 9, 2015   //   No Comments

How can SAIF help your PR initiatives?

SAIF has recently engaged Genesis PR to raise awareness of the SAIF brand and to promote SAIF and its...

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October 8, 2015   //   No Comments

Update on Scottish Funeral Issues by SAIF Member Jim Brodie

Scottish Past President Jim Brodie of Brodies Funeral Services updates members on Scottish issues. You may know that Jim...

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October 8, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF Members to appear in new TV series ‘A Very Welsh Undertaking’

‘A Very Welsh Undertaking’ is a behind the scenes portrait of the modern Welsh funeral director and the funerals of...

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October 7, 2015   //   No Comments

Online help with PAYE from HMRC

PAYE isn’t just about working out tax and National Insurance. What if your employee is having a baby, goes...

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October 6, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF launches free support service for independent funeral directors

SAIF has launched a free counselling service for our 850 members across the UK. The scheme, called ‘SAIFSupport’, will provide...

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October 6, 2015   //   No Comments

Discover the future of post mortem examinations at SAIF’s Education Day

Over 200,000 deaths each year require further medical or legal investigation and the majority result in invasive post-mortem procedures,...

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October 5, 2015   //   No Comments

Warning to SAIF Members of Tax Refund Scam

SAIF Business Centre was contacted recently about a scam involving an apparent notice from HM Revenues and Customs (HMRC)....

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October 5, 2015   //   No Comments

The Small Business Act – what changes does it bring?

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act has now received Royal Assent and is expected to be implemented between October...

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October 2, 2015   //   No Comments

Number of donated organs falls for first time in 11 years

2014/15 saw more than 4,400 people in the UK have their lives saved or improved by an organ transplant but...

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October 1, 2015   //   No Comments

Join the SAIF Social Media Revolution!

Follow SAIF on Twitter  SAIF has had the SAIF Twitter account @nationalsaif SAIF now for almost two years and...

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