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Funeral Advice

The death of a loved one is the most difficult thing many of us have to experience. Find advice and guidance to help you during this difficult time.

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Managers Forum

We're creating a forum for sharing information pertinent to SAIF member owners and managers. Sign up now!

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A Diamond Partnership

Learn about the new Diamond Partnership for SAIF Members with Westerleigh Group and Distinct Cremations.

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Suppliers to the Profession

Focus your attention on over 1,000 independent funeral directors. Find out what opportunities exist for Associate Members.

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Funeral Professionals

Find out why now is the time to join the industry’s leading trade body for independent funeral directors.

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Recorded webinar: Complaints - how to handle and diffuse

Learn advice and tips for proactively managing issues.

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Diary of Events

AGM 2024: 22nd to 24th March 2024, York

22nd March 2024

  Bookings are now open – find out more.

Essex Regional Meeting: 30th April 2024

30th April 2024

All Members are welcome to attend the meeting. Venue: Bentley Golf Club, Ongar Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 9SS Further...

Latest News

Official code of practice for funeral directors approved by Scottish parliament


The first major step in the regulation of the funeral profession in Scotland has been taken with the approval...

A marked improvement: corporate price gouging tamed by CMA Order


SAIF is pleased to see that the large corporates and chains, whose above-inflation price rises sparked an official probe...

SunLife’s Cost of Dying report – a deeper analysis…


Like rain on your wedding day: over 50s life insurance and the cost of funerals If singer Alanis Morrissette...

Third year anniversary sees successful Diamond Partnership expansion


SAIF is pleased to see the Diamond Partnership, our industry leading initiative with Westerleigh and Distinct Cremations, enter its...

SunLife Cost of Dying report highlights need for families to discuss funerals 


It’s unsurprising to see that the price of funerals continued to rise in 2023, as reported in SunLife’s annual...

What has SAIF done for me in 2023? Quite a lot, actually.


It’s that time of year when many of us reflect on the past 12 months. Have we done everything...

Are people really turning off funerals? We don’t think so


Christian thinktank Theos’ latest report on funeral trends asks important questions about our final act in life. And the...

Why aren’t all funeral directors inspected?


At this time there are no statutory requirements for a funeral director to be inspected for quality or standards...

CMA issues new guidance and sets out Order enforcement plan


The minority of funeral directors yet to comply with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)’s Funerals Market Investigation Order...

Who really owns your local funeral director?


Who really owns your local funeral director? You might be surprised to learn that the name above the door...

What does SAIF membership mean?


Watch this short video of SAIF Members talking about what it means to be an independent funeral director and...

Prospective new Associate member in Wales


SAIF has received an application from a prospective Associate Member based in Caerphilly, WalesPlease log onto the members area...

Prospective new member in Merseyside


SAIF has received an application from a prospective Funeral Director based in Liverpool, MerseysidePlease log onto the members area...

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