Monthly Archives: June 2018

June 29, 2018   //   No Comments

Prepare a Purple Picnic to help bring back smiles to bereaved children in Norfolk

Nelson’s Journey is a Norwich based charity which has the aim of enabling ‘every bereaved child in Norfolk to...

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June 27, 2018   //   No Comments

Dementia risk now included as part of NHS Health Check

Healthcare professionals in GP surgeries and the community will soon give advice on dementia risk to patients as part...

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June 26, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member in Gillingham

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

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June 26, 2018   //   No Comments

New training course from IFD College on Child Funerals

Child funerals are among the most difficult and traumatic of events. They challenge everyone involved, from the families of...

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June 25, 2018   //   No Comments

Need a Health & Safety Update? Join SAIF’s Members Webinar on 27th June

We all know the importance of staying up to date with current health and safety regulations. Through SAIFinsight, regional...

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June 25, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member applicant in East Kilbride and Associate applicant in London

SAIF has received a full member application from a funeral director based in East Kilbride and an associate application...

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June 25, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Member views needed for government funeral profession investigations

The government is currently running two consultations which affect SAIF Members and your views are sought: Competition within the...

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June 22, 2018   //   No Comments

Supporting those bereaved by suicide – resources available for SAIF Members

SAIF thanks Sarah Bates of The Support After Suicide Partnership for her recent webinar for members. Attendees found the...

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June 21, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF New Full Member in Minehead

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

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June 21, 2018   //   No Comments

How does dementia affect a person? This Dementia Friends video helps explain.

As part of our strategic partnership with Alzheimer’s Society, SAIF is pleased to share this film, in which a...

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June 20, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF New Full Member in Shaw

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Shaw, Gt. Manchester Please log onto the members area...

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June 20, 2018   //   No Comments

Death Certification update from the government

The government recently published its response to the Death Certification Reform and Medical Examiner consultation held in 2016.  A copy...

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June 19, 2018   //   No Comments

Webinar training from HMRC

Find out about the end-of-year expenses and benefits form P11D, employee travel expenses and taking on your first employee,...

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June 18, 2018   //   No Comments

Beat the Monday morning blues – book your SAIF Family Fun Day Tickets for 14th July

It’s Monday morning and you need something to look forward to – how about a party in a cavern?...

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June 15, 2018   //   No Comments

Confused about Health & Safety? Join SAIF’s Webinar on 27th June

We all know the importance of staying up to date with current health and safety regulations. Through SAIFinsight, regional...

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June 14, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF New member, Dulverton & Probationary Member, Teigmmouth

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Dulverton, Somerset and a probationary member in Teignmouth, Devon...

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June 14, 2018   //   No Comments

Apathy is not an option

This week the CMA (Competition Markets Authority, formerly the OFT which would be familiar to everyone) has launched an...

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June 13, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF New Member – Cheadle

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

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June 12, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF at the forefront of advocating for funeral directors with the government

Following the announcement on June 1st, SAIF met with HM Treasury (HMT), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Competition...

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June 11, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIFCare telephone lines and internet now working

Please be advised that SAIFCare telephone lines and internet are now up and running again. Thank you for your...

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June 11, 2018   //   No Comments

Invitation to Scottish SAIF Members from Tayside Council regarding public assistance funerals

Paul Stevenson, SAIF Scotland President has forwarded SAIF this invitation to an Engagement Event which will allow the opportunity...

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June 11, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Members: remember Dementia Friends’ Cupcake Day on 14th June

This is how you can help Dementia Friends by hosting a cupcake day: Sign up to host a Cupcake...

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June 8, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF New Member Scotland

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director with branches in Rosyth, Fife and Kirkcaldy. Please log onto...

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June 7, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIFCare – Temporarily Out of Action

We have been informed that due to a technical issue, both the internet and landlines are down so SAIFCare...

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June 7, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF’s Paul Allcock in media coverage

SAIF’s Paul Allcock welcomed the government’s investigation into the funeral profession in comments to the East Anglia Daily Times...

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June 7, 2018   //   No Comments

Scottish Government consultation on funeral expense assistance

Scottish SAIF Government Liaison Office, Jim Brodie, has advised Scottish members that the Scottish Government Consultation on Funeral Expense Assistance Regulations...

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June 6, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF New Members in Enfield,Stalybridge & Newport

SAIF has received an applications from funeral directors based in Enfield, Stalybridge and Newport. Please log onto the members...

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June 5, 2018   //   No Comments

Join SAIF’s first Summer Family Fun Day in Derbyshire on 14th July

Live music Hot food Face painting Magicians and a magic show Licenced bars Tombola, games and activities These are...

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June 1, 2018   //   No Comments

Response to new reviews into funeral prices and the pre-paid planning market

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the Treasury have launched separate reviews looking at how much people pay...

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