Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 29, 2016   //   No Comments

British people sit for 8.9 hours each day on average

On 29th April, employees are being urged to participate in ‘On your feet Britain’, in an effort to tackle...

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April 28, 2016   //   No Comments

Want to be remembered after your death? Check out these Death Apps.

Death Goes Digital recently explored the market for digital memories and reviewed a selection of death apps.  These apps...

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April 27, 2016   //   No Comments

More people are now planning for cremation

SAIFinsight recently reported that more than half of Britons are now turning to cremation over burial. Research compiled by...

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April 26, 2016   //   No Comments

Discouraging smoking is in the interests of employers

Despite the risk of significant health damage and potential death (around half of regular smokers will eventually die due...

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April 25, 2016   //   No Comments

Employers of young apprentices will no longer pay National Insurance contributions

Employers of young apprentices are set to save thousands of pounds after the government abolished employer National Insurance contributions...

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April 22, 2016   //   No Comments

What does the happiest person in the UK look like?

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has recently published its findings on Personal Well-Being in the UK 2014-15, which looks...

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April 21, 2016   //   No Comments

Changes to rules on hazardous waste

As part of its review into reducing the burden on businesses, the government has cut some red tape with...

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April 20, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF Mobile App improved

SAIF’s mobile app has recently been redesigned and improved by EaziApps.  If you’re an existing user, you’ll need to...

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April 19, 2016   //   No Comments

Have you had the talk? Let your family know your decision to become an organ donor.

NHS Organ Donation has posted a reminder on Twitter about needing to discuss with your family and friends if...

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April 18, 2016   //   No Comments

Simpler and easier tax for small companies.

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) recently announced recommendations aimed at making the tax system simpler and easier to...

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April 15, 2016   //   No Comments

Trials of wirelessly connected vehicles and driverless cars to hit UK roads

Highways England recently published its Innovation strategy, which sets out for the first time its wide-ranging plan to ensure...

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April 14, 2016   //   No Comments

The value of SAIF membership

Working with Genesis PR, SAIF has been working on raising awareness of the SAIF brand. Due to our local...

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April 13, 2016   //   No Comments

Sign up for HMRC Webinars this week

Her Majesty’s Revenue Collection (HMRC) runs regular online webinars to help small businesses meet their statutory obligations.  This week...

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April 12, 2016   //   No Comments

Review of death related books

Dying Matters have published reviews of a selection of books looking at death related issues, including experiences of the...

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April 11, 2016   //   No Comments

HSE Webinar for growing businesses

As your business starts to grow or you take on more employees, you’ll face new issues and concerns.  HMRC...

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April 8, 2016   //   No Comments

Deaths from dementia or Alzheimer’s and respiratory disease were key factors behind large annual rise in deaths

Research recently published by the Office for National Statistics showed that deaths from dementia or Alzheimer’s and respiratory disease,...

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April 7, 2016   //   No Comments

No increase in doctors’ fees at current time

SAIF Business Centre has been approached by many members about the question of the usual doctors’ fee increase at this...

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April 7, 2016   //   No Comments

Coping with short and long term stress

The government’s FitforWork service recently reported on the difference between short and long-term stress and the symptoms that may...

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April 6, 2016   //   No Comments

SAIF Members help requested

As part of our PR work to promote SAIF and our individual members in their local press, we have...

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April 5, 2016   //   No Comments

Government report on Support for the Bereaved

The House of Commons Work & Pensions Committee recently published a report on Support for the Bereaved. The report...

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April 4, 2016   //   No Comments

Welcome to SAIF’s new Chief Executive

SAIF Business Centre welcomes Terry Tennens as new Chief Executive from today. We hope that all of our members will...

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April 4, 2016   //   No Comments

Dying Matters Awareness Week – how you can get involved

Dying Matters has created some great resources to promote their Awareness Week 2016, which runs from 9-15 May. This...

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April 1, 2016   //   No Comments

April Fools Day explained

April Fools Day or All Fools Day has been celebrated for several centuries by different cultures, but how did it...

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