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UK Independent Funeral Directors

Monthly Archives: January 2019

January 31, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective New Associate in Sheffield

SAIF has received an application from a prospective associate based in Sheffield. Please log onto the members area and...

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January 31, 2019   //   No Comments

Post-Cremation Ashes: What’s The Legal Position?

SAIF thanks Dr Heather Conway, School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast, and author of The Law and the Dead...

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January 30, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective New Associate in London

SAIF has received an application from a prospective associate based in London. Please log onto the members area and...

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January 29, 2019   //   No Comments

Cremation research results

With the number of cremations at an all time high, new research has revealed 80% of the public are...

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January 29, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective New Asscociate in London

SAIF has received an application from a prospective associate based in London. Please log onto the members area and...

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January 28, 2019   //   No Comments

World Cancer Day is 4th February

World Cancer Day is led by the UICC, the Union for International Cancer Control. Cancer Research UK is one...

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January 24, 2019   //   No Comments

Increase in death certificate cost

In November 2018, the government announced amendments to fees regulations for the registration of births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships....

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January 24, 2019   //   No Comments

Book now for SAIF’s AGM Banquet Weekend 29th-31st March

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

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January 23, 2019   //   No Comments

Do you need help to promote your business? Use SAIF’s Communications Toolkit.

Funeral directors are having to compete like never before for their share of the funeral market. In response, SAIF...

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January 22, 2019   //   No Comments

Need training in professional funeral skills?

The Independent Funeral Directors’ College has announced the new schedule for training from February to June 2019. The courses...

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January 21, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Fakenham

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

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January 21, 2019   //   No Comments

Preparing for change

SAIF thanks Paul Allcock, Past President, for this month’s blog. Brexit, the CMA investigation and Medical Examiners.  All subjects...

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January 16, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF Members: are you Brexit-ready?

We can’t escape talk of Brexit right now: will we, won’t we and is the country prepared for whatever...

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January 16, 2019   //   No Comments

PABBS training to help those bereaved by suicide

Suicide Bereavement UK have developed PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training. This was informed by a three year study, conducted...

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January 15, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF Webinar: 16th January

Many of us will be joining a gym or starting a new fitness regime this month, but how many...

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January 15, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF Members – are you interested in joining the National Executive Committee?

If you would like to be proposed for a position on the National Executive Committee, please ask a SAIF member...

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January 14, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in City of Newport, South Wales

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member in City of Newport, South Wales. Please log onto the...

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January 10, 2019   //   No Comments

Formaldehyde restricted across Europe

The UK funeral profession has three years to seek alternatives to formaldehyde or change how it approaches viewing the...

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January 9, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF’s Technology Task Group encourages members

SAIF has launched a new pioneering work group, in the form of the SAIF Technology Task Group. Following research...

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January 8, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective New Member in Wolverhampton

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member in Wolverhampton, West Midlands Please log onto the members area...

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January 7, 2019   //   No Comments

Need training in professional funeral skills?

The International Funeral Directors’ (IFD) College is a virtual college founded in 1995 to provide practical training to anyone working in the independent...

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January 4, 2019   //   No Comments

Adrian follows in father’s footsteps at SAIF Member company

A Birmingham funeral director is maintaining a family tradition after qualifying at the same firm his father served for...

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January 3, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF Webinar: developing a mental health wellness plan

Many of us will be joining a gym or starting a new fitness regime in the New Year, but...

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January 2, 2019   //   No Comments

Notice of SAIF’s Annual General Meeting 2019

This is notice of the SAIF Annual General Meeting which is to be held on Saturday 30th March 2019...

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