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UK Independent Funeral Directors

Monthly Archives: December 2018

December 31, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Subscriptions for 2019 are due today

We thank all of our members who have completed their subscriptions renewals for 2019 and remind all other members...

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December 24, 2018   //   No Comments

Happy Christmas to SAIF Members

SAIF wishes all our members a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2019, although we know for many...

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December 21, 2018   //   No Comments

The statistics of Christmas sprouts

Christmas statistics, and in particular, about Brussels sprouts, were featured in a recent article with BBC Radio 2’s Steve Wright. Pete...

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December 20, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF meets CMA to discuss their Interim Report

This week a delegation from SAIF met with the senior officers who conducted the Competition and Market Authority (CMA)...

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December 20, 2018   //   No Comments

Direct cremation or a simple funeral?

The last 12 months have seen many businesses promoting very strongly their offering of a direct cremation. Indeed, there are...

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December 19, 2018   //   No Comments

Competition & Market Authority’s Interim Report update

Dear SAIF Members, Last week we informed you about the Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) Interim Report that was...

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December 19, 2018   //   No Comments

HMRC Guidance on paying staff over festive period

SAIF has received this guidance from HMRC:  We know that some employers pay their employees earlier than usual during...

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December 18, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Subscriptions due on 31st December

We thank all of our members who have completed their subscriptions renewals for 2019 and remind all other members...

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December 17, 2018   //   No Comments

HMRC guidance on Statutory Sickness Pay

Do you know if your employees are entitled to Statutory Sick Pay? Whether you’re a new or experienced employer,...

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December 14, 2018   //   No Comments

Alun Tucker F.SAIF is new Chief Exec at FFMA

SAIF National President, Alun Tucker, has been appointed Chief Executive of the Funeral Furnishing Manufacturers’ Association (FFMA). The FFMA...

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December 13, 2018   //   No Comments

Problems with Members’ login

Please accept our apologies but Members are currently unable to login to the Members’ area. This is due to...

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December 12, 2018   //   No Comments

Salford Council launches low cost funeral service

Salford City Council recently launched an affordable funeral service, which it claims will be £1,500 cheaper than the national...

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December 11, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Christmas opening hours

Our seasonal opening hours will be:  Monday 24th December – 9.00 am to 4.00 pm Friday 28th December –...

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December 7, 2018   //   No Comments

Last posting dates for Christmas

 Please note last posting dates for Christmas 2018 are: 18th December – 2nd class 20th December – 1st class...

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December 5, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF announces toolkit to help your business stand out digitally

With intense competition from big budget large chains and agile start-ups, there has never been a greater need to ensure potential...

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December 4, 2018   //   No Comments

Festive fun had by SAIF Members at Wales Christmas meeting

SAIF Members enjoyed a fantastic Christmas meeting at St Mary’s Hotel, Pencoed last Friday. The venue provided an excellent meal...

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December 3, 2018   //   No Comments

SAIF Members promote the independent funeral way on BBC local radio stations

Funerals are a popular news item at the moment and some of our members were interview on BBC local...

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