News & Views


21 Feb 2017

SAIF's first digital marketing campaign starts today!

20 Feb 2017

Scottish funeral directors invited to a debate on the implementation of regulation of the funeral director sector. Join SAIF Scotland and NAFD Scotland at Stirling on 1st April.

9 Feb 2017

Read SAIF's president's thoughts on funeral poverty

2 Feb 2017

The IFD College has published dates for training courses for funeral professionals for Spring/Summer 2017. Read more here:

30 Jan 2017

January's blog now available from SAIF President Paul Allcock:

16 Jan 2017

The Government has approved improved support for bereaved families:

12 Jan 2017

How do employers recognise stress? Read some useful tips on SAIF's website:

10 Jan 2017

Free tuition on Event and Community Marketing for SAIF Members. Join our webinar at 3pm on 11th January:

20 Dec 2016

Church Burial and Funeral fees for 2017 now available on SAIF website:

19 Dec 2016

Chief Executive Terry Tennens was quoted in this article in the Telegraph about the importance of protecting digital memories:

13 Dec 2016

SAIF have been advised of number of unexplained explosions at crematoria in the UK. It seems that they have been caused by the presence of a Glyceryl Trinitrate Patch (GTN) skin patch present on the deceased. Read more here:

29 Nov 2016

BBC Radio 4 series "We need to talk about death" on Wednesday at 8pm

28 Nov 2016

Could you organise a Crafternoon for Mind, SAIF President's charity?

24 Nov 2016

Pondering Christmas Quandaries - The President's blog is now available:

23 Nov 2016

SAIF and NAFD are asking Scottish members to complete a short questionnaire about the regulation of Scottish funeral directors. The information will help us to represent funeral directors in the most effective way possible to the Scottish government. Please respond by Friday 25th November – further details may be found here:

17 Nov 2016

SAIF annual subscriptions are due now:

8 Nov 2016

Scottish SAIF Members – we need your views on regulatory changes that will affect the business of funeral directors in Scotland. Find out more and voice your opinion in our questionnaire by 25th November:

10 Oct 2016

The IFD College invite holders of the Cert. FP, NAFD Diploma and BIFD Diploma to become a Member of the IFD College. Members of the College will be able to use the letters MIFDC after their name and will receive an annual Membership Certificate.