Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 31, 2015   //   No Comments

Scotland’s first inspector of crematoria appointed in response to baby ashes scandal

A former policeman, Robert Swanson, will take up the new post which includes annual crematoria inspections. Mr Swanson was...

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March 30, 2015   //   No Comments

Hello from new SAIF President

Well here we are; 4 days into my role as President and already I am writing my first page!...

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March 27, 2015   //   No Comments

Booking now open for SAIF AGM Banquet Weekend 2016

SAIF’s AGM Banquet Weekend 2016 will be held from 11th to 13th March at the Vale Resort, Vale of...

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March 27, 2015   //   No Comments

Message from Essex Coroner’s Office

SAIF Business Centre has received opening times for Easter for the Essex Coroner’s Office:  Thursday 2 April 2015 –...

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March 26, 2015   //   No Comments

Welcome to new SAIF Members

Scollen & Wright Funeral Service Ltd, Sunderland    Founded in 1993, award winning Scollen & Wright Funeral Service Ltd...

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March 25, 2015   //   No Comments

8 weeks to go to Dying Matters Awareness Week 2015

There are now only eight weeks to go to Dying Matters Awareness Week 2015, on 18th – 24th May. If...

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March 24, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF Regional Meeting Schedule Kicks off in Coventry

SAIF’s 2015 series of regional meetings begins in Coventry on 14th April. In 2014 we were delighted that almost...

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March 23, 2015   //   No Comments

Hugely successful SAIF AGM Banquet Weekend

SAIF has just enjoyed its most successful AGM Banquet Weekend to date at the Beaumont House Hotel in Old...

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March 20, 2015   //   No Comments

Wishing Members a SAIF Journey to our AGM Banquet Weekend

At last the time has arrived!  This is our AGM Banquet Weekend. SAIF wishes members from around the country...

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March 19, 2015   //   No Comments

Merseyside merger to improve coroner services

The Ministry of Justice recently announced that families of bereaved people across Liverpool and Wirral will receive better coroner services...

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March 18, 2015   //   No Comments

A note from SAIF’s Executive Chairman

As we progress through March, all roads lead to Windsor and the Annual General Meeting and Banquet weekend. At...

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March 17, 2015   //   No Comments

Driving licence changes

From 8 June 2015, the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence will not be valid and will no...

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March 16, 2015   //   No Comments

Small firms in profit bounce back to pre-2008 levels

A greater number of small businesses have increased their turnover, expanded workforces and reported profits over the last 12...

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March 13, 2015   //   No Comments

HSE inspections push occupational health issues

Increase staff awareness of Health and Safety Occupational health issues were pushed to the fore during 2014 with Health and...

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March 12, 2015   //   No Comments

New powers for police against drug driving

On 2nd March a new law was introduced to make it easier for police to catch and convict drug drivers....

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March 11, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF’s on-going campaign about Debt Relief Order

SAIF’s request to the government to make Funeral accounts exempt from a Debt Relief Order (DRO) was not met favourably....

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March 10, 2015   //   No Comments

Global conference on dementia to be held by World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is holding the First Global Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia on 16...

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March 9, 2015   //   No Comments

New secretary for the Cremation Society of Great Britain

The Cremation Society of Great Britain has announced that Mr Roger Arber will retire on April 21st after nearly...

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March 6, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF Banquet weekend tickets are selling fast

SAIF is delighted that there is huge demand for places at the AGM Banquet Weekend in Old Windsor. Tickets...

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March 5, 2015   //   No Comments

Do I really need that many fire extinguishers?

Your fire extinguisher company has just been in and advised you that you need yet another new extinguisher.  Do...

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March 4, 2015   //   No Comments

Doctors’ fee increase for 2015

Message from Alun Tucker, SAIF Executive Chairman: The BMA have proposed an increase of 2.3% in doctors’ fees for...

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March 3, 2015   //   No Comments

SAIF and SAIFCharter Notices of Meetings

Today SAIF publishes notice of meeting for its Annual General Meeting and that of SAIFCharter. The meetings will take...

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March 2, 2015   //   No Comments

Motorists warned about scam emails

DVLA is warning of an email scam that asks drivers to verify their driving licence and vehicle tax details...

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