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21 Feb 2018

Would you start your search for a funeral director online?

16 Feb 2018

We all plan for every major life event from our career, marriage to retirement. So why when it comes to our funeral do so many of us leave it to chance? Recording your funeral wishes can provide a huge source of comfort for family and friends during a difficult time

14 Feb 2018

Coping with your bereavement can be difficult and should you feel that you need help, tell your funeral director who can give you some guidance or advise you on the support that is available: http://saif.org.uk/funeral-advice/at-the-funeral/

9 Feb 2018

There are many key decisions to make when arranging a funeral: choice of music and hymns, prayers and poems, flowers and candles and a charity for any donations. Our funeral advice pages help you with some of the other considerations you need to make: http://saif.org.uk/funeral-advice/

2 Feb 2018

1. Reassurance you are using the very best in the profession 2. All members follow a strict code of practice 3. A compassionate and friendly service Just some of the reasons to use a SAIF independent funeral director. Look out for the SAIF member logo and find out more here: http://saif.org.uk/why-choose-a-saif-member/00

30 Jan 2018

Coping with bereavement can be difficult and if you feel you need help then tell your funeral director who can give you some guidance or advise you on any support that is available: http://saif.org.uk/funeral-advice/at-the-funeral/

18 Jan 2018

All SAIF independent funeral directors can be found through the member search on our website. Take a look here: https://saif.org.uk/members-search/

12 Jan 2018

It's a good idea to record you funeral wishes for your loved ones. Take a look at our free booklet which highlights some of the most important things to consider: http://saif.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/SAIF218-Planning-for-later-life-20pp-Booklet-FINAL-DIGITAL.pdf

10 Jan 2018

If you haven't been to a funeral before it can be hard to know what to expect. What happens during the service? What should i wear? What if I can't make it to the funeral? Funeral etiquette has also changed over the years. Our funeral advice pages answer some of the common questions you might have. Take a look here: https://saif.org.uk/funeral-advice/at-the-funeral/

10 Jan 2018

An insightful video of young people discussing coping with the loss of a loved one. Take a look...

5 Jan 2018

How do we get society to discuss and prepare appropriately for death? Are enough people actually sitting down and talking about their wishes? Find out more in our recent blog post: https://saif.org.uk/2017/09/how-early-should-we-prepare-for-our-own-death/

22 Dec 2017

After the funeral, if you have more flowers than you can cope with then you can give them to family members or friends or donate them to a local hospice or care home. Additionally, you may like to preserve a particular bouquet https://saif.org.uk/funeral-advice/after-the-funeral/

21 Dec 2017

Carrying on the family tradition is a way of life for many firms deeply committed to upholding professional standards. Click here to find a SAIF independent funeral director near you: http://saif.org.uk/members-search/

18 Dec 2017

SAIF's Chief Executive reacts to hospice funeral joint venture: http://bit.ly/2CWFXuU

15 Dec 2017

SAIF independent funeral directors are there to help you every step of the way

14 Dec 2017

Why should you choose a SAIF independent funeral director? 1. Not distracted or bound by corporate rules handed down from head office 2. Flexible and responsive to your individual needs 3. Deeply committed to upholding professional standards Look out for the SAIF member logo and find out more here: http://saif.org.uk/why-choose-a-saif-member/

14 Dec 2017

What does the funeral offer the mourners? SAIF's Paul Allcock offers views in his latest blog: http://bit.ly/2C5ngE7

8 Dec 2017

For close family and friends, the day of the funeral can understandably be highly emotional. Coping with your bereavement can be difficult and should you feel that you need help, then tell your funeral director who can give you some guidance or advise you on any support that is available: http://saif.org.uk/funeral-advice/at-the-funeral/

7 Dec 2017

Have you ever wondered what a 'typical day' is like for a funeral director? Have a read of our recent blog post to find out more: http://saif.org.uk/2017/09/what-does-a-funeral-director-actually-do-becky-horton-describes-a-typical-day/

1 Dec 2017

There are many key decisions to make when arranging a funeral: choice of music and hymns, prayers and poems, flowers and candles and a charity for any donations. Our funeral advice pages help you with some of the other considerations you need to make: http://saif.org.uk/funeral-advice/

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