Monthly Archives: September 2017

September 22, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Applicant in Carlisile, Cumbria

SAIF has received a membership application from a funeral director in Carlisle. Please log on to the members area...

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September 22, 2017   //   No Comments

People aged 40-49 had highest rate of drug misuse deaths in 2016

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) recently published their report: ‘Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales:...

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September 21, 2017   //   No Comments

Tailored training for funeral professionals – Harlow on 7th October & Saffron Walden on 4th November

The IFD College is hosting two Funeral Operative Courses in Essex.  The course has been designed for members of your...

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September 20, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Applicant in West Yorkshire

SAIF has received a membership application from a funeral director in Leeds. Please log on to the members area...

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September 20, 2017   //   No Comments

World Heart Day is 29th September

World Heart Day is on 29th September so why not get involved and promote some heart healthy messages across...

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September 19, 2017   //   No Comments

Stay SAIF from scams: Captain Joe is still sailing

A while back SAIF Business Centre highlighted the email about the captain of a fishing vessel whose wife had...

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September 18, 2017   //   No Comments

Join SAIF in High Wycombe on 4th October

SAIF’s Regional Meetings schedule is making a detour for the first time to High Wycombe, so if you’re nearby...

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September 15, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Applicant in North Yorkshire

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Boroughbridge. Please log on to the members area and...

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September 15, 2017   //   No Comments

Concerned about changes to regulations affecting funerals?

There’s a lot of talk about potential changes to regulations affecting funerals, particularly following the appointment of the first...

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September 14, 2017   //   No Comments

How early should we prepare for our own death?

Monthly blog from Paul Allcock, SAIF Immediate Past President & SAIF Government Liaison rep Yesterday I was at the...

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September 13, 2017   //   No Comments

Improving SAIF’s Facebook presence

SAIF is pleased to announce the launch of our new consumer facing Facebook page as well as a private...

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September 12, 2017   //   No Comments

This is Remember a Charity Week

Remember A Charity Week, from 11-17 September, will call on the public to ‘Have Your Say on the World You...

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September 12, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIFInsure re-launched with an improvement in quality

Dear SAIF Member, You may well have seen in the recent SAIFInsight articles that SAIF ended it key supplier...

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September 11, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Members’ free webinar 13th September

By now you’ll know about the appointment of the Natalie McKail as the First Inspector of Funeral Directors in...

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September 8, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Applicant in Stoke-on-Trent

We have received an application from a Funeral Director in Stoke-on-Trent.  If you would like more information please log...

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September 8, 2017   //   No Comments

World Suicide Prevention Day is 10th September

Every year, more than 800,000 people die by suicide and up to 25 times as many make a suicide...

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September 7, 2017   //   No Comments

Change to SAIF Membership application procedure

SAIF Members are encouraged to comment on new applications where they see a potential problem with the company applying....

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September 6, 2017   //   No Comments

Do you need training for funeral professionals in the Gainsborough area?

The Independent Funeral Directors’ (IFD) College will be running two courses in Gainsborough on 14th September: Health & Safety...

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September 6, 2017   //   No Comments

Training on infant loss for funeral directors, hospitals and crematoria on 18th September

The Foundation for Infant Loss Training will present a training session entitled: Infant Loss: Identifying best practice between hospitals,...

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September 5, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF meeting in Chelmsford on 20th September

SAIF Members are invited to join us at our Regional Meeting on 20th September at The Essex Cricket Ground...

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September 4, 2017   //   No Comments

End of life charities merge

Hospice UK and the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), which leads the Dying Matters coalition, have completed their merger. ...

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September 2, 2017   //   No Comments

Next week is Organ Donation Week

Between 4-10 September, NHS Blood and Transplant, hospitals, charities and supporters of organ donation will be encouraging people across...

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September 1, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF welcomes Royal London’s cost of funerals report

The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF) has welcomed the Royal London’s 2017 National Funeral Cost...

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September 1, 2017   //   No Comments

Meet Scotland’s new Inspector of Funeral Directors

Natalie McKail, the new Inspector of Funeral Directors in Scotland, will be attending the NAFD Scotland meeting, a week today – Thursday...

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September 1, 2017   //   No Comments

SAIF Applicant in Buckinghamshire

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Milton Keynes. Please log on to the members area...

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