Monthly Archives: May 2017

May 31, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Scotland in the news

SAIF Scotland’s President Mark Porteous commented in The Times online on 20th May on the subject of Glasgow City...

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May 30, 2017   //   No Comments

Sands Awareness Month

June is Sands Awareness Month, when the charity works hard to increase awareness of stillbirth and neonatal death and the...

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May 26, 2017   //   No Comments

‘Ransomware’ Advice for SAIF Members

The government’s National Security Cyber Centre (NSCC) has provided guidance for small businesses on reducing the likelihood of being held...

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May 25, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Members Webinar 14th June

SAIF will be holding a webinar for members on 14th June at 11-12 pm.  We’re delighted that Catherine Betley of Professional...

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May 25, 2017   //   No Comments

HMRC Webinars offer P11D help

Her Majesty’s Revenues and Collection (HMRC) is offering 16 live, online sessions over the next few weeks – designed to...

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May 24, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF in the news

SAIF’s PR representative Paul Allcock commented in The Guardian on 18th May on the subject of where Ian Brady would...

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May 23, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF offers condolences to those affected by the Manchester Arena attack

On behalf of SAIF and our Members, we offer our condolences to the families of those who tragically lost...

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May 22, 2017   //   No Comments

What is the role of a funeral director?

It might seem a strange question to ask with an obvious answer. However, the role of a funeral director...

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May 22, 2017   //   No Comments

New H&S templates for SAIF Members

SAIF Business Centre has created two extra templates aimed at helping members in their health and safety efforts.  The...

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May 19, 2017   //   No Comments

Top award recognises the personal touch of SAIF Member JJ Burgess & Sons

A family firm focused on providing exceptional comfort and support to the bereaved since 1839 has been recognised for...

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May 17, 2017   //   No Comments

Scottish Government seeks comments from funeral directors on proposed regulations

The Scottish Government is seeking the views of funeral directors on The Cremation (Scotland) Regulations 2017.  Although the changes...

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May 15, 2017   //   No Comments

This is Dementia Awareness Week

This Dementia Awareness Week, 14-20 May, Alzheimer’s Society is asking everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to unite...

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May 12, 2017   //   No Comments

NCPC and Hospice UK boards agree merger

The trustee boards of Hospice UK and the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) have agreed to work towards...

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May 11, 2017   //   No Comments

Meet up with SAIF in Tiverton or Pencoed

With the funeral profession currently facing huge challenges, SAIF’s series of regional meetings brings support and guidance to our...

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May 11, 2017   //   No Comments

Should you view your loved one in the Chapel of Rest?

SAIF’s Past President Paul Allcock reflects on issues facing funeral directors: One of the most frequently asked questions a Funeral...

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May 9, 2017   //   No Comments

IFD College presenting courses for funeral professionals in Glasgow in June

The Independent Funeral Directors’ (IFD) College will be presenting two courses for funeral professionals in Glasgow: 1st June –...

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May 9, 2017   //   No Comments

Hear SAIF President Paul Bowley’s radio interview

SAIF National President Paul Bowley was recently interviewed on BBC Radio Sussex.  The article focused on the decision by Brighton...

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May 8, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Member Webinar: Self-care and the role of SAIFSupport – Date change to 14th June

SAIF will be holding a webinar for members on 14th June at 11-12 pm.  We’re delighted that Catherine Betley of Professional...

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May 8, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Member MK Ginder fundraises for local school

SAIF Member M K Ginder & Sons Funeral Directors in Watford has raised more than £7,000 to go towards...

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May 5, 2017   //   No Comments

Stay SAIF: avoid the scams

SAIF Business Centre has been contacted by several members querying an email they have received.  The email mentions the...

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May 4, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Webinar: Self care and the role of SAIFSupport

SAIF is delighted that Catherine Betley of Professional Help will present this webinar covering: Why good self-care is important in the...

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May 4, 2017   //   No Comments

G Wathall’s Sixth Generation

The sixth generation of the family-owned G Wathall & Son has shown the value of engaging with the next...

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May 3, 2017   //   No Comments

Meet SAIF’s new Administration Manager Claire Day

SAIF Business Centre is delighted to welcome Claire Day as Administration Manager from 2nd May 2017.  Claire previously worked...

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