Monthly Archives: June 2017

June 30, 2017   //   No Comments

Captain Joe still sailing – beware of this funeral scam

SAIF Business Centre is continuing to hear from members about Captain Joe or James and his unfortunate wives who...

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June 29, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIFCharter Chairman to Pedal to Paris

SAIFCharter Chairman Julian Walker will pedal the Royal British Legion London to Paris challenge from 31st August.  The event...

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June 28, 2017   //   No Comments

Useful link for organising repatriation

SAIF Business Centre thanks Keith Barron at Thomas Furber & Sons in Birmingham for sending this link to a...

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June 27, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Member Arka Original Funerals features in BBC World Service programme

SAIF Member Arka Original Funerals in Brighton were featured in a recent BBC World Service radio programme.  In the...

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June 23, 2017   //   No Comments

Give safely to support those affected by recent events

We’ve all been shocked and saddened by the recent tragedies and many people are moved to give money to...

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June 22, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIFSupport webinar recording now available

SAIF’s recent webinar on Self-Care and the role of SAIFSupport with Catherine Betley of Professional Help is now available to...

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June 22, 2017   //   No Comments

Mortuary arrangements for the West Sussex Coroner

SAIF Business Centre has received the following information from Margaret Butler of the West Sussex Coroner’s and Registration Service:...

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June 21, 2017   //   No Comments

10 years anniversary for SAIF Member Sullivan & Son

Sullivan & Son Independent Funeral Service in Dover recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.  Owner Paul Sullivan started in the...

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June 20, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF offers condolences to those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire

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

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June 19, 2017   //   No Comments

UK employees taking fewer sick days but long-term conditions account for 50% of absence

FitForWork highlighted a recent analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) that workers in the UK are taking...

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June 16, 2017   //   No Comments

New SAIFINSURE

SAIF Business Centre is pleased to announce that Brian Hart of Unicorn Insurance Brokers is now running SAIFINSURE. Brian...

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June 14, 2017   //   No Comments

Never presume! Recommendations from an experienced funeral director

I have just had one of those occasions where I didn’t heed the advice that I regularly give to...

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June 13, 2017   //   No Comments

How to pay for a funeral

When organising the funeral of a loved one during the difficult time of bereavement, the last thing any of...

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June 13, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Members’ free webinar on 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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June 12, 2017   //   No Comments

Funeral review website

The June issue of The Funeral Service Journal (FSJ) reports an example of a ‘scam’ focussed on the funeral profession...

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June 9, 2017   //   No Comments

New guide to understanding the UK’s free mental health helplines

SAIF has been informed about a new online guide by Cassiobury Court which aims to make sense of the UK’s...

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June 7, 2017   //   No Comments

Visit SAIF at the NFE

If you’re visiting the National Funeral Exhibition this week, why not join SAIF on stand H2 435 for coffee...

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June 6, 2017   //   No Comments

Pay your employees the right amount – HMRC webinars this week

Get a better understanding of statutory payments with help from HMRC, join this week’s webinars. Statutory Sick Pay: HMRC will take...

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June 5, 2017   //   No Comments

Deadline for Scottish Government consultation among funeral directors is 9th June

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

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June 5, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF remembers Supporter Clifford James Sendell

Clifford James Sendell, who was known as Cliff, owned C & O J Sendell Funeral Services, Ogmore Vale, Bridgend....

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June 2, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Member Faces Three Peaks Challenge

On June 19th SAIF Member Andrew Bingham and two mates are attempting the National Three Peaks, which entails climbing the largest...

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