Monthly Archives: December 2015

December 31, 2015   //   No Comments

Do your premises need an asbestos survey?

The important thing is to establish whether or not you need an asbestos survey. It is  surprising just how...

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December 30, 2015   //   No Comments

PM announces funding for UK’s first Dementia Research Institute

The UK’s first Dementia Research Institute will receive up to £150 million to drive forward research and innovation in...

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December 29, 2015   //   No Comments

The Great British Bake Off

The Great British Bake Off is back and they’re looking for home bakers to take part in the seventh...

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December 24, 2015   //   No Comments

Happy Christmas to SAIF Members

SAIF Business Centre wishes all Members a Happy Christmas and hope that you manage to get a break, despite the...

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December 23, 2015   //   No Comments

Message for SAIF Members from Senior Coroner at West Sussex

SAIF has received a message for Funeral Directors from the Senior Coroner at West Sussex. Members in West Sussex may...

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December 23, 2015   //   No Comments

Prevent Christmas Injuries

A cocktail of excitement, stress, tiredness and alcohol can create unexpected hazards in the home at Christmas. According to...

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December 22, 2015   //   No Comments

Use the SAIF Helpline for business related concerns

Have you ever needed guidance and unsure who to turn to? One of the benefits of SAIF Membership is...

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December 21, 2015   //   No Comments

Give safely this Christmas – make sure your donations reach ‘The right hands’

The Charity Commission is encouraging members of the public to give safely this Christmas. Thousands of people donate, volunteer,...

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December 18, 2015   //   No Comments

Staff Christmas Parties and Drunken Promises

Work and alcohol don’t mix  It’s a well-known fact that alcohol can loosen your tongue, so take care this...

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December 17, 2015   //   No Comments

Seasonal greetings from all at SAIF Business Centre

As has been customary over recent years, in lieu of Christmas cards, SAIF will be making a donation to...

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December 17, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF objects to North East Lincolnshire Council providing funeral service

SAIF backs local funeral directors against North East Lincolnshire Council running its own funeral service. Executive Chairman, Alun Tucker,...

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December 16, 2015   //   No Comments

Funeral Planning Authority (FPA) Warning

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) warning notice about Regency Funeral Plans SAIF has received correspondence from the FPA regarding an...

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December 16, 2015   //   No Comments

Have you submitted your views on the Government’s Bereavement Benefits Inquiry?

The deadline for written submissions into the government’s inquiry into bereavement benefits is 5th January. Submit your views here This is...

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December 15, 2015   //   No Comments

Government poll reveals 93% of bosses support the new National Living Wage initiative

Britain’s bosses are urged to take four simple steps to be better prepared for the introduction of next year’s...

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December 14, 2015   //   No Comments

News from Child Funeral Charity

The Child Funeral Charity would like to thank the many suppliers and funeral directors who have worked with them...

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December 11, 2015   //   No Comments

Unique funeral floral tributes

A survey by Wilcox Limousines has shown an unusual range of floral tributes. 214 funeral directors were questioned as part...

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December 10, 2015   //   No Comments

Is Statutory Sick Pay giving you a headache?

Sign up for HM Revenue and Custom (HMRC)’s free online webinar on 11th December. It’s hard enough in business...

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December 9, 2015   //   No Comments

10% of funeral directors sign the Fair Funerals pledge

Only six months after the launch of the Fair Funerals pledge, more than 10% of the entire funeral industry has signed up....

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December 8, 2015   //   No Comments

Work related injury and ill health still costing Britain £14 billion per year

More than a million people are being made ill by their work, costing society £14.3 billion. Despite Britain remaining one...

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December 7, 2015   //   No Comments

New ‘Fit For Cremation’ endorsement stamp

The Coffin, Casket and Shroud Association (CSSA) has launched its own ‘fit for purpose’ endorsement system for cremation. The CSSA...

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December 4, 2015   //   No Comments

‘Five things to do Before I Die’

During his presentation at Education Day, Alun Tucker advised delegates of SAIF’s latest benefit to members. With thanks to...

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December 3, 2015   //   No Comments

Seasonal Affective Disorder – more than just the winter blues

How can you help employees affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder? For around 1 in 15 people in the UK, the...

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December 2, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF quoted in BBC Wales Report on Rise in Paupers’ Funerals

BBC Wales recently reported that the cost of funerals to Welsh councils has risen by almost 30% in five...

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December 2, 2015   //   No Comments

The government launches Bereavement Benefits Inquiry

The Work and Pensions Committee has requested written submissions for an inquiry into bereavement benefits. Submit your views here The need for...

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December 1, 2015   //   No Comments

Choose the right car for your business

Did you know, that choosing the right car for your business could mean a big difference with your tax...

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