Monthly Archives: September 2016

September 30, 2016   //   No Comments

World Suicide Prevention Campaign

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently organised the World Suicide Prevention...

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September 29, 2016   //   No Comments

Understanding and following procedures

I think I’m turning into a grumpy old man!! Last week I had the pleasure of reaching another milestone...

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September 28, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF Regional Meeting at Reading

SAIF Members are invited to join us at our Regional Meeting on 5th October at AB Walker & Sons’...

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September 27, 2016   //   No Comments

Learn about Resomation at SAIF’s Education Day on 2nd November

Want to find out about Resomation?  Sandy Sullivan of Resomation Ltd will outline this latest development in the funeral profession. ...

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September 26, 2016   //   No Comments

Did you miss SAIF’s recent webinar?

Last week, Chartered Accountant John Helps, presented an informative presentation online on financial management help for funeral directors.  The...

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September 22, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF Member John Harris interviewed on Radio 2

SAIF Member John Harris of T Cribb & Sons in London was interviewed on the Jeremy Vine Show on...

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September 22, 2016   //   No Comments

English skin cancer diagnosis rates double in 20 years

The Office for National Statistics recently published a report on skin cancer in England over 20 years.  Taking out the...

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September 21, 2016   //   No Comments

Nigerian-based repatriation scam

SAIF Business Centre has been contacted by several members who have received an email from a certain Mr Paul...

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September 20, 2016   //   No Comments

Chicken pox and shingles – prevent the spread of infection

Chickenpox (known medically as varicella) is an illness that is common in children under the age of 10. Chickenpox...

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September 19, 2016   //   No Comments

Cremation Regulations Amendments 2016 will come into effect on 1st October

Following the government’s consultation on cremation, they have committed to a number of changes to infant cremation regulations and...

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September 16, 2016   //   No Comments

Business rates are changing

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) is currently updating the rateable values of all non-domestic properties in England and Wales....

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September 15, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF comments on funeral poverty debate in House of Commons

MP for Belfast East Gavin Robinson tabled a debate yesterday in the House of Commons that addressed concerns around funeral...

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September 15, 2016   //   No Comments

Find out the latest news on your Health & Safety obligations at SAIF’s Education Day on 2nd November.

Are you aware of the latest requirements your business needs to meet to comply with the latest Health &...

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September 14, 2016   //   No Comments

This is ‘Remember a charity in your will week’

2015 was a record year for charitable Wills, according to new data released to coincide with the sector’s annual...

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September 13, 2016   //   No Comments

Have you booked your place on SAIF’s accounting webinar?

Tomorrow SAIF will be hosting an online session covering common accounting problems faced by members.  John Helps of Skingles,...

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September 12, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF Special General Meeting

SAIF’s Special General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 12th October at 1.30 pm at the Hilton Hotel, Stansted...

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September 12, 2016   //   No Comments

A person’s preferred place to die often goes unrecorded in their notes

The NHS recently reported that a person’s preferred place to die often goes unrecorded in their notes.  Most people...

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September 9, 2016   //   No Comments

Care and Dementia Show on 11th and 12th October

Training2Care are offering free spaces to SAIF members at this year’s Care and Dementia Show.  The Mobile Virtual Dementia Tour...

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September 8, 2016   //   No Comments

Learn about Compliance and Risk at SAIF’s Education Day on 2nd November

Do you know the rules and regulations relating to web-cams and in-house camera surveillance?  Are you aware that you have...

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September 7, 2016   //   No Comments

Need accounting help? Join SAIF’s webinar on 14th September

SAIF is delighted to host the next in our series of online information sessions for members. Most small businesses need accounting...

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September 7, 2016   //   No Comments

English skin cancer diagnosis rates double in 20 years

The Office for National Statistics recently published a report on skin cancer in England over 20 years.  Taking out the...

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September 6, 2016   //   No Comments

How should I sit at my desk?

If you’ve got to sit at work, or if you simply want to, how exactly should you be sitting? ...

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September 5, 2016   //   No Comments

This is Organ Donation Week

This year’s Organ Donation Week is taking place this week Monday 5th and Sunday 11th September 2016.  The event provides an...

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September 2, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF Educational events approved by CPD Certification Service

SAIF is delighted that our educational events have been approved by CPD Certification Service.  Members who attend regional meetings...

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September 2, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF welcomes new member Ashbrooke Funeral Directors in Sunderland

With more than 35 years’ experience, Ashbrooke Funeral Directors in Sunderland is a specialist in offering burial, cremation and...

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September 2, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF welcomes new member Ashbrooke Funeral Directors in Sunderland

With more than 35 years’ experience, Ashbrooke Funeral Directors in Sunderland is a specialist in offering burial, cremation and...

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September 1, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF Educational events approved by CPD Certification Service

SAIF is delighted that our educational events have been approved by CPD Certification Service.  Members who attend regional meetings...

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