Monthly Archives: August 2018

August 31, 2018   //   No Comments

Renewal of Membership of the IFD College

Members of the Independent Funeral Directors College are obliged to provide evidence of 12 hours of Continuing Professional Development...

[read more]

August 30, 2018   //   No Comments

How deadly was this year’s heatwave?

This report is from the Office of National Statistics: Weeks of relentless warm weather have triggered reports of a...

[read more]

August 29, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Associate Application in Ipswich, Suffolk

SAIF has received an application from a prospective associate member in Ipswich, Suffolk. Please log onto the members area...

[read more]

August 29, 2018   //   No Comments

Last chance for early bird tickets at SAIF’s Education Day

The final date for reduced price tickets for SAIF’s Education Day is 31st August. Book your tickets here. Our...

[read more]

August 28, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

SAIF has received an application from a full member in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan Please log onto the members...

[read more]

August 27, 2018   //   No Comments

Going green with eco-funerals

Article source: SAIFInsight Magazine July 2018 Coffin manufacturer LifeArt believes that Britain could significantly reduce the amount of air...

[read more]

August 24, 2018   //   No Comments

IFD College – New Courses Added to the Schedule in Llanelli, Taunton and East Sussex

New courses have been added to the IFD College Course Schedule.  To see the courses running please click here....

[read more]

August 23, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member Application in Evesham

SAIF has received an application from a full member in Evesham Please log onto the members area and visit...

[read more]

August 23, 2018   //   No Comments

How do you help a family bereaved by suicide?

SAIF thanks Sarah Bates, the Executive Lead of the Support after Suicide Partnership (SASP) for this month’s external blog....

[read more]

August 22, 2018   //   No Comments

Good luck to SAIF Members at the Good Funeral Awards

Great to see so many SAIF members being nominated in this year’s Good FuneralAwards 2018, including: LifeArt Coffins Coles...

[read more]

August 21, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Associate Member in Leicestershire & Wolvehampton

SAIF has received an application from an associate member with premises in Leictershire and Wolverhampton Please log onto the...

[read more]

August 21, 2018   //   No Comments

Have you completed SAIF’s GDPR form yet?

If you haven’t already done so, can you please return your completed SAIF GDPR form as soon as possible....

[read more]

August 20, 2018   //   No Comments

Learn something new at SAIF’s Education Day on 31st October

SAIF’s annual Education Day will once again be packed with updates on the latest information funeral professionals need to...

[read more]

August 17, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF welcomes new member Hillier Funeral Services in Swindon

Hillier Funeral Services has opened its third premises in Swindon. The fourth-generation firm, which has been providing care and...

[read more]

August 17, 2018   //   No Comments

Book now for Manchester’s 7th International Bereavement Conference on 26th September

There will be 15 speakers at this year’s conference, including: Dr Sharon McDonnell: ‘The Impact of Suicide: Preliminary Findings...

[read more]

August 15, 2018   //   No Comments

Raising SAIF’s profile with our new communications consultant

SAIF is working with Communications Consultant Mark Binnersley to help raise our profile in the funeral profession and represent...

[read more]

August 15, 2018   //   No Comments

Need professional training for your funeral staff? IFD College training in Sawbridgeworth, Herts on 25th September

Do you have staff members who would benefit from training in a wide range of funeral related skills?  The...

[read more]

August 14, 2018   //   No Comments

Can you participate in the National Suicide Bereavement Survey? Closing date 31st August 2018

The University of Manchester in collaboration with the Support after Suicide Partnership (SASP) are conducting a national study of...

[read more]

August 10, 2018   //   No Comments

HSBC Scam

One of our members have informed the SAIF Business Centre of the following scam: “A man with a Scottish...

[read more]

August 10, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF welcomes new member Herbert Murray in Sale, Cheshire

Herbert Murray Funeral Directors was opened in March 2018 by Robbie Murray and Steph Douglas, who met while working...

[read more]

August 9, 2018   //   No Comments

What are your thoughts on children attending funerals?

In this month’s blog, SAIF’s Paul Allcock explores the issue of how to involve children in a funeral. I am...

[read more]

August 7, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF New Full Member Applicant in Milton Keynes

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Please log onto the members area...

[read more]

August 7, 2018   //   No Comments

RoadPeace annual ceremony of remembrance – 11th August at the National Memorial Arboretum

Every year on the second Saturday of August, during National Road Victim month, a ceremony of remembrance is held at RoadPeace Wood at the...

[read more]

August 6, 2018   //   No Comments

Are you offering SAIF Care Bereavement Services to your clients yet?

The SAIF Care Bereavement service began in in January this year, with a formal launch at our AGM in...

[read more]

August 6, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member Application in Broxbourne

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

[read more]

August 3, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Associate Member in Ottershaw

SAIF has received an application from an associate member in Ottershaw, Surry Please log onto the members area and...

[read more]

August 3, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Full Member in Lisburn

SAIF has received an application from a funeral director in Lisburn, Northern Ireland Please log onto the members area...

[read more]

August 2, 2018   //   No Comments

Save the date: SAIF Education Day 31st October at Leicester

Remember to save 31st October for SAIF’s Education Day in Leicester. This annual event will once again be packed...

[read more]

August 2, 2018   //   No Comments

Updated cremation forms available on SAIF website

SAIF Members may access the updated cremation forms published by the government. Simply login to the Members’ area and...

[read more]

August 1, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Member William Purves expands further in Northumberland

Scotland’s largest independent funeral director, William Purves, has expanded its portfolio in Northumberland and a new launch in Fife,...

[read more]