Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 31, 2016   //   No Comments

Two thirds of large UK businesses hit by cyber breach or attack in past year

Britain’s businesses are being urged to better protect themselves from cyber criminals following government research, which showed that nearly...

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May 27, 2016   //   No Comments

Reminder: deadline for SAIF Survey is 31st May

SAIF Business Centre is reviewing the different methods of making information available to our members and would very much appreciate your input....

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May 26, 2016   //   No Comments

Ensure your funeral vehicles and site are safe

Simon Bloxham, Health & Safety Strategist for Safety for Business, highlights the potential risks to employees and the public...

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May 25, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF welcomes new member Nigel Groves Funerals

SAIF recently welcomed new members Nigel Groves Funerals of Weston-super-Mare. Nigel and his wife Claire previously worked with a...

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May 24, 2016   //   No Comments

Death rates vary by UK region

Research from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that mortality rates differ greatly between different regions of the...

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May 23, 2016   //   No Comments

Scam warnings from SAIF

SAIF has received several calls from members recently regarding scams.  Alison of JE Nicholson in Chesterfield advised us of a...

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May 23, 2016   //   No Comments

Reminder: Government Consultation on Death Certification views requested by 15th June

You may know that the Department of Health is consulting on proposed reforms to the death certification process.  The...

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May 20, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF Vehicle Checklist

Do you have a named person who checks your company vehicle and takes responsibility to ensure that all is...

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May 19, 2016   //   No Comments

Scottish Government holding seminars for funeral directors

SAIF has received information from the Scottish Government about seminars to explain what the new Burial and Cremation (Scotland)...

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May 18, 2016   //   No Comments

Best practice guidance for infant cremation in England and Wales

The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities (FBCA), the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM), the Cremation Society...

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May 17, 2016   //   No Comments

Government research shows that small businesses continue to take on more staff

Research published on 12th May showed that almost a quarter of small and medium-sized (SME) employers had more people...

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May 16, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF welcomes Valentine and Turner Funeral Directors

Valentine & Turner Funeral Directors Ltd is an Independent run by two families: the Valentine-Fullers, led by Gary Valentine-Fuller,...

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May 13, 2016   //   No Comments

NEW HQ For Institute of Civil Funerals

The Institute of Civil Funerals (IoCF) has moved its headquarters into new office premises in Burton Latimer.  The IoCF...

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May 12, 2016   //   No Comments

Dying Matters reports that Britons more comfortable discussing death but too many still not taking action

Research conducted with over 2,000 adults in Great Britain by ComRes, on behalf of the annual Dying Matters Awareness...

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May 11, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF Associate UK200 is hosting an EU Referendum debate on 11th May

The EU Referendum will have far-reaching consequences for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across the UK.  As part of...

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May 10, 2016   //   No Comments

Dying Matters Week hosts Tweetchats

Every day from 1-2pm GMT during Dying Matters Awareness Week, 9-15 May, there will be a Tweetchat on a...

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May 9, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF Members Survey

SAIF Business Centre is reviewing the different methods of making information available to our members and would very much appreciate your input....

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May 6, 2016   //   No Comments

Create a healthy workplace for all ages

By 2030, workers aged 55–64 are expected to make up 30 % or more of the workforce in many European...

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May 5, 2016   //   No Comments

Exclusive SAIF benefits for memorial weblinks

SAIF members are being offered two exclusive benefits to incorporate a Memorial WebLink. Forget Me Not uses mobile internet...

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May 4, 2016   //   No Comments

Government grants an extra £1.5 million to bring communities together

The government announced recently that the Near Neighbours programme – that brings together diverse communities and different faiths through a...

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May 3, 2016   //   No Comments

How you can support Dying Matters Awareness Week

Dying Matters Awareness Week, 9th to 15th May, is an unparalleled opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying,...

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