Monthly Archives: November 2018

November 30, 2018   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Carlisle, Cumbria

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member in Carlisle, Cumbria Please log onto the members area and...

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November 29, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF’s response to the CMA interim report on the funeral sector

Comments to SAIF Members from Chief Executive Terry Tennens: Today, the profession we cherish has received a wake-up call....

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November 29, 2018   //   No Comments

Important reminders from SAIFinsure

SAIF thanks Brian Hart of SAIFinsure for highlighting the following issues which SAIF members need to be aware of,...

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November 28, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Subscriptions for 2019 are being posted

SAIF Business Centre is posting Annual Subscription Renewal packs during the week of 26th November. Payment is due by...

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November 27, 2018   //   No Comments

Prospective new members in Hitchin and Newcastle under Lyme

SAIF has received an application from 2 prospective members in Hitchin, Hertfordshire and Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire Please log onto...

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November 27, 2018   //   No Comments

Smiles & Tears Gift Box launched by Norfolk based child bereavement charity Nelson’s Journey

Norfolk based child bereavement charity Nelson’s Journey, have recently launched the Smiles & Tears Gift Box, an idea developed...

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November 26, 2018   //   No Comments

Bookings open for SAIF’s 2019 AGM Banquet Weekend

Plans are well underway for a fantastic weekend on 29th to 31st March at the Crowne Plaza Resort in...

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November 23, 2018   //   No Comments

Prospective new members in Carlisle & Stourbridge

SAIF has received applications from a prospective member in Cumbria and Stourbridge Please log onto the members area and visit...

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November 23, 2018   //   No Comments

Tuesday 27th November is Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is the day to do good stuff for charity. It arrived in the UK in 2014 and...

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November 21, 2018   //   No Comments

IFD College announces new training partnership with BIFD

 The Independent Funeral Director’s (IFD) College and British Institute of Funeral Directors (BIFD) have teamed up to simplify the...

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November 20, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Members note new password system

In the next week, SAIF will be introducing a new password system for logging into the Members’ area of...

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November 19, 2018   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Norwich, Norfolk

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member in Norwich, Norfolk Please log onto the members area and visit...

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November 19, 2018   //   No Comments

Church of England Parochial fees update for 2019

The Church of England Table of Parochial Fees (including for Funerals, Burials and Monuments), has been updated to take...

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November 16, 2018   //   No Comments

Buy your copy of best selling book by SAIF Member

If you’re looking for information on how to help families better personalise funerals, this great new book by Sarah Jones,...

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November 15, 2018   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Uttoexeter, Staffordshire

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member in Uttoexeter, Staffordshire Please log onto the members area and visit...

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November 15, 2018   //   No Comments

The changing colours of funerals by Paul Allcock

SAIF thanks Past President Paul Allcock for this month’s ponderings on changes happening within the funeral profession: Black or...

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November 14, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Members in Wales – get ready to sparkle at the Christmas Meeting on 30th November

SAIF members in Wales are warmly invited to the annual meeting and Christmas Dinner in Wales. This year’s event...

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November 12, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF prospective member in West Midlands

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member with branches in Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Cradley Heath and Stourbridge,...

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November 12, 2018   //   No Comments

Stay up to date with HMRC free online support

As we’ve highlighted on many previous posts, there is an abundance of online information and guidance available from Her...

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November 9, 2018   //   No Comments

New law supports all families who suffer the loss of a child

New workplace rights to give paid leave to those who have suffered the loss of a child and ensure...

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November 8, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Members invited to BIFD Meeting at Resomation, Leeds

SAIF Members are warmly invited to join the BIFD as they enjoy a presentation and tour of Resomation, Natural...

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November 8, 2018   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Caldicot, Monmouthshire

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member in Caldicot, Monmouthshire Please log onto the members area and visit...

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November 6, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF teams up with National Counselling Society to improve bereavement support

 A new partnership between two leading professional associations aims to improve counselling and support offered to people following a...

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November 5, 2018   //   No Comments

New Medical Examiners will be implemented in two phases

The UK Government announced in the summer of 2018 that the Medical Examiner (ME) implementation plan will commence in...

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November 2, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF members join forces to preserve independence

SAIF Member Redscar Funeral Home in Preston recently merged with SAIF Member R Banks & Sons (Funerals) Ltd in...

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November 1, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF’s Excellent Education Day in Leicester

Around 140 funeral director members, associate members, speakers and staff attended SAIF’s excellent Education Day at Leicester Tigers Rugby Football...

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