Monthly Archives: October 2014

October 31, 2014   //   No Comments

Want to see photos from SAIF’s 25th Anniversary party?

We have photographic evidence: the SAIF 25th Anniversary bash was definitely an entertaining evening and a complete success.  Some of...

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October 30, 2014   //   No Comments

Welcome to new SAIF Members in October

Victoria House Funeral Service, Hartlepool Our aim is providing an individual personalised service of care and compassion to bereaved...

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October 29, 2014   //   No Comments

The SAIF Education Day is almost here

Join us for an information packed day on 5th November, with speakers from: Grief Journey Child Bereavement UK Preston’s...

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October 28, 2014   //   No Comments

Beware of misleading vehicle tax websites

DVLA warns that when applying online for your driving licence or to tax your vehicle, you should always make...

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October 27, 2014   //   No Comments

What are the risks of unsafe gas appliances?

If you don’t have your gas appliances serviced regularly, if your gas appliances are fitted by incompetent and untrained...

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October 24, 2014   //   No Comments

Add your organ donation wishes to your Facebook Account

Do you have Facebook? If so adding organ donation as a Life Event is one way to let your...

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October 23, 2014   //   No Comments

Welcome to new SAIF Associate Member

DTH Burial and Churchyard Services has been providing quality hand dug graves and cremated remains plots, throughout the Midlands...

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October 22, 2014   //   No Comments

Deal with your hazardous waste SAIFly

Research has identified that many businesses are failing to dispose of hazardous waste in the correct way, and in...

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October 21, 2014   //   No Comments

Child Funeral Charity Accepting Requests from October 2014

The Child Funeral Charity was launched at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire on 23rd July this year.  From...

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October 20, 2014   //   No Comments

Oh What A Night!

20th September 1989 heralded the start of something new and exciting. Some thought it would never get off the...

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October 17, 2014   //   No Comments

Can you afford to die? New report by Sun Life.

In their new report published on 16th October, Sun Life calculate that the cost of dying in 2014 is...

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October 16, 2014   //   No Comments

Royal London study shows UK funeral debt reaches £142m

The latest funeral costs study by Royal London on 10th October shows that people in the UK are getting...

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October 15, 2014   //   No Comments

SAIF update on Ebola for funeral directors

Letter from Alun Tucker, Executive Chairman Dear Colleague, SAIF has received no official notification of precautions required should we...

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October 14, 2014   //   No Comments

What’s the Government doing about Ebola?

There have been several announcements in the past week from the government about their contingency plans for Ebola.  The most...

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October 13, 2014   //   No Comments

SAIF Briefing Note: Managing Diabetes at Work

Diabetes is becoming more of a common health condition affecting thousands of people in the workplace.  Employers who are...

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October 10, 2014   //   No Comments

Re-live SAIF’s 25th Birthday Party

It’s finally here!  The official DVD of SAIF’s 25th Birthday Party is now available. For those who were there...

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October 9, 2014   //   No Comments

Government announces £1 million fund to support people at end of life

The Cabinet Office’s Centre for Social Action launched the Social Action End of Life Support Fund on 2nd October. ...

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October 8, 2014   //   No Comments

New series for Channel 4 seeks funeral directors

Maverick TV is filming a new series with Dr Christian Jessen, which will be looking at different plus size...

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October 7, 2014   //   No Comments

Hospice Care Week 6th to 12th October

Organised by Help the Hospices, Hospice Care Week is an annual week of activity to help raise the profile...

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October 6, 2014   //   No Comments

SAIF Briefing Note: Pensions Changes Update

On 21 July 2014, Chancellor George Osborne confirmed that what he described as “the most radical change to how...

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October 3, 2014   //   No Comments

Bereavement Facilitator Course in Manchester 6th and 7th October

Do you offer a Bereavement Support Group to your families? Grief Journey UK is offering a 2-day training course...

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October 2, 2014   //   No Comments

New Parental Leave Changes from April 2015

Traditional attitudes about childcare may remain, but changes to parental leave should not be taken lightly.  Find out how...

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October 1, 2014   //   No Comments

Changes to intestacy rules

As reported in The Guardian on 20th September, the laws dividing assets where there is no will change radically...

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