Monthly Archives: February 2018

February 28, 2018   //   No Comments

Framework for disposal of the dead

Modernising the legal framework for disposal of the dead is among the projects announced last month by the Law...

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February 27, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF announces 2018 Golf Match between SAIF Funeral Directors and SAIF Associates

We’re excited to announce the 2018 SAIF Golf match between SAIF Funeral Directors and SAIF Associates.  If you would...

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February 26, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Members – join us for the AGM in Brighton on 10th March

SAIF’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 10th March at The Grand Hotel, Brighton from 9.30 am....

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February 23, 2018   //   No Comments

GDPR webinar recording available to SAIF Members

A recording of February’s webinar with Louise Love of Golden Charter is now available for SAIF members to watch. ...

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February 23, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Member features in BBC documentary ‘The Youngertakers’

Information from SAIFinsight: A young businessman and independent funeral director has taken a starring role in a new BBC...

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February 22, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF AGM papers available online for members

Documents for SAIF’s Annual General Meeting are now available for members to read.  Simply login to the Members’ area...

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February 22, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Members can now offer best in class bereavement care with SAIF Care

SAIF thanks Catherine Betley of Professional Help for this blog. The SAIF Care service opened to member subscriptions at...

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February 21, 2018   //   No Comments

Deaths involving malnutrition are increasing. What’s the cause?

A recent report from The Office of National Statistics (ONS) showed that the number of people dying in hospital...

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February 20, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Associate Member introduces the environmentally friendly wreath

SAIF Associate Member Secure Haven Urns and Keepsakes Ltd has introduced the Limbo Green Memory Wreath, a new concept...

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February 19, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Associate Member in Washington, Tyne & Wear

SAIF has received an application from a prospective associate company in Washington, Tyne & Wear Please log onto the...

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February 19, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member in Erdington

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Erdington. Please log onto the members area and visit...

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February 19, 2018   //   No Comments

Do you need professional training in funeral directing skills?

Do you need professional training in a wide range of funeral related skills? The Independent Funeral Directors’ (IFD) College...

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February 16, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member in Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire Please log onto the members area and...

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February 16, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member in Lee, London

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Lee, London Please log onto the members area and...

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February 16, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member in Golborne

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Golborne Please log onto the members area and visit...

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February 16, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member in Salisbury

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Salisbury Please log onto the members area and visit...

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February 16, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member in Bournemouth

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Bournemouth. Please log onto the members area and visit...

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February 16, 2018   //   No Comments

Help for SAIF Members facing problems with GPs

SAIF has often been contacted by members who have problems with GPs refusing to travel to verify and certify...

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February 15, 2018   //   No Comments

Funeral Planning Authority will present at SAIF’s AGM on 9th March

SAIF’s Chief Executive Terry Tennens encourages SAIF Members to join us on Friday 9th March to hear a presentation...

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February 14, 2018   //   No Comments

Free training on GDPR for SAIF Members today at 2pm

SAIF Members are able to join our webinar this afternoon at 2pm on GDPR.  Louise Love of Golden Charter...

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February 13, 2018   //   No Comments

Notice of SAIF’s AGM on 10th March

SAIF’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 10th March at The Grand Hotel, Brighton from 9.30 am....

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February 12, 2018   //   No Comments

Impact of the Autumn 2017 Budget for SAIF Members

Important updates from the Autumn 2017 Budget: National Living Wage increase from April 2018 for employees aged 25 and...

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February 9, 2018   //   No Comments

Book your places for SAIF’s AGM Banquet Weekend 9th to 11th March

SAIF’s AGM Banquet Weekend will take place at the Grand Hotel, Brighton from 9th to 11th March, with a...

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February 8, 2018   //   No Comments

What does the funeral provide for the bereaved? Thoughts from SAIF’s Paul Allcock.

Some years ago I wrote a document entitled ‘What the funeral provides for the bereaved’. This I wrote with...

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February 7, 2018   //   No Comments

GDPR question and answer session for SAIF Members on 14th February

Recognising the huge impact which the GDPR will have on our members, we are holding another session on the...

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February 6, 2018   //   No Comments

HMRC help with payroll changes

Her Majesty’s Revenue Collection (HMRC) is running a series of webinars to provide an overview of changes affecting payroll for...

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February 5, 2018   //   No Comments

Lone working information for SAIF Members

SAIF has provided a help sheet to guide members on safety for lone workers.  The information provides help on...

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February 2, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF’s new president for 2018-19

It is with regret that for personal reasons, 1st Vice President Gary Staker has chosen not to stand as...

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February 1, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Members be prepared for increased tribunal claims in 2018

In 2017 the Supreme Court decided the tribunal fee regime was unlawful. Since 26 July 2017 employees no longer...

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