Monthly Archives: April 2017

April 27, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF bids fond farewell to Linda Jones

In November 1999, I was delighted when the then Chief Executive Terry Tennens and National President Gary Neill offered...

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April 26, 2017   //   No Comments

Pace4Life thanks SAIF Members

This is an update from Pace4Life recorded in SAIFinsight: Dr Zaheer Yousef, a Consultant Cardiologist of University Hospital Wales, acted...

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April 24, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Update on Death Certification and Medical Examiners

SAIF’s government liaison Paul Allcock has provided an update for members about the revised death certification and the introduction...

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April 21, 2017   //   No Comments

Double charity attempt for SAIF Members David & Beth Bray

After only starting running and cycling in the last 18 months, David and Beth Bray are attempting a double...

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April 19, 2017   //   No Comments

Paul Allcock appointed SAIF’s government liaison

SAIF Immediate Past President Paul Allcock was very active during his presidential year, with a high level of Government...

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April 18, 2017   //   No Comments

Electronic garden of memories in Fife

A remembrance garden in Fife is to allow people to bury their ashes in a small plot, which can...

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April 13, 2017   //   No Comments

Colourful Coffins launches Sparkle website

Colourful Coffins’ exclusive range of personalised crystal picture coffins is going solo, with its very own website.  Designed for...

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April 11, 2017   //   No Comments

Paul Allcock concludes his time as SAIF’s President

Following the AGM and banquet weekend in Harrogate, I’d like to take this opportunity to review the event and...

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April 10, 2017   //   No Comments

137.3 million working days lost in 2016

Employee Benefits website reports that an estimated 137.3 million working days in the UK were lost due to sickness...

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April 7, 2017   //   No Comments

What can you do for Dying Awareness Week 2017?

Every year in May, Dying Matters hosts an Awareness Week, which gives us an unparalleled opportunity to place the importance...

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April 5, 2017   //   No Comments

£2 billion boost set to transform charity and voluntary sector funding

Minister for Civil Society, Rob Wilson, recently announced that vast sums of money have been found lying unclaimed in...

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April 4, 2017   //   No Comments

Greater regulation for Scotland’s funeral industry – video

In our latest video, SAIF’s Paul Allcock discusses the changing shape of the funeral industry in Scotland:

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April 3, 2017   //   No Comments

Employment boost for older workers

A new government strategy is calling on employers to boost the number of older workers and ensure they are...

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