Monthly Archives: August 2019

August 30, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF Members – are you exploiting social media?

Thanks to social media, we all have a platform to publish stories about our lives, businesses, our points of...

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August 29, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF’s NextGen Social Event, 20th September

The SAIFCharter AGM and 2019 Funeral Planner of the Year Awards are taking place on Saturday 21st September in...

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August 28, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective Member in Kent

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member who has an office in Ashford, Kent. Please log onto...

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August 28, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF / Aviva Insight Events at Glasgow and Bristol

SAIF has planned masterclass events across the UK called ‘ SAIF-Aviva Insight Days’, these are for SAIF members and,...

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August 27, 2019   //   No Comments

CMA questionnaire closes on 30th August

The CMA would like to understand the nature and extent of any arrangements (formal or informal) between local organisations...

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August 23, 2019   //   No Comments

‘Sensible’ approach to licensing Scottish funeral businesses welcomed

SAIF has welcomed today’s announcement by the Scottish Government on the introduction of a ‘progressive licensing’ scheme by the...

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August 23, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective member in Cornwall & Scotland

SAIF has received an application from prospective members who have offices in Loanhead, Scotland and St Austell, Cornwall. Please...

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August 23, 2019   //   No Comments

Save time at SAIF’s Essex Regional Meeting – 18th September

Need to keep up to date with issues affecting the way you run your funeral business? Save time trying...

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August 22, 2019   //   No Comments

HM Treasury consultation into funeral plans ends 3rd September

SAIF has received a reminder from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) about their consultation: As you may already be...

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August 22, 2019   //   No Comments

4 weeks left for Scottish Code of Practice consultation

The Scottish Government’s consultation about their draft Code of Practice for funeral directors will end on 20th September. SAIF...

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August 21, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Lancashire

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member who has an office in Bacup, Lancashire. Please log onto...

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August 21, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF Member gets on his bike for The Royal British Legion

Following his successful charity bike ride from London to Paris last year, Alan Tideswell, returned to the saddle in...

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August 20, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Prestatyn.

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member who has an office in Prestatyn. Please log onto the...

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August 20, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective Scottish Member

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member who has offices Beith, Dalry & Largs. Please log onto...

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August 19, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new members in Staffordshire, London, Merseyside & Gloucestershire.

SAIF has received applications from 3 prospective members who has offices based in Staffordshire, Gloucestershire & Merseyside. Also, a...

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August 19, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF Acquisitions

Are you a SAIF Member looking to buy or sell your business? SAIF Acquisitions is a brokerage service which...

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August 16, 2019   //   No Comments

Suicide bereavement conferences in Norwich & London

Understanding the impact of bereavement on our community – conference at Norwich – 14th September. This event is being...

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August 14, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in North Yorkshire.

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member who has offices based in Harrogate and Hampsthwaite. Please log...

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August 13, 2019   //   No Comments

SAIF’s Terry Tennens interviewed on BBC Radio 5

SAIF Chief Executive Terry Tennens spoke to Emma Barnett on BBC Radio 5 live yesterday about proposals for a ratings system...

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August 13, 2019   //   No Comments

Dr Bill honoured

Dr Bill Webster, of Grief Journey, has been selected to receive a British Citizen Award (BCA). The award recognises...

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August 12, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new members in Powys & Stockport.

SAIF has received applications from prospective members based in Powys & Stockport. Please log onto the members area and...

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August 12, 2019   //   No Comments

Bereavement conference at Norwich 14th September

SAIF member, Rosedale Funeral Home in Diss, is supporting a bereavement conference at the University of East Anglia on...

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August 9, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new associate in West Sussex.

SAIF has received an application from a prospective associate member based in Crawley, West Sussex. Please log onto the...

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August 9, 2019   //   No Comments

Statistics try to help reduce student suicides

A year ago The Office for National Statistics (ONS) published a report on the rates of Higher Education student...

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August 8, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new associate members in Derbyshire & Netherlands

SAIF has received applications from prospectives associate member based in Derbyshire and another who has offices in Netherlands, Spain...

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August 8, 2019   //   No Comments

Engaging with the government

SAIF thanks Paul Allcock, Government Liaison, for this update. June and July were particularly busy months with meetings and...

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August 6, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new members in Holyhead & Yeovil.

SAIF has received applications from prospective members based in Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey and Yeovil, Somerset. Please log onto...

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August 6, 2019   //   No Comments

Regulation of pre-paid funerals – consultation deadline 25th August

SAIF welcomes HM Treasury’s review of the funeral planning market. We hold the view that regulation – in a...

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August 5, 2019   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Carmarthen.

SAIF has received an application from a prospective member based in Carmarthen, Wales. Please log onto the members area...

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August 5, 2019   //   No Comments

Annual RoadPeace memorial event 10th August

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

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August 2, 2019   //   No Comments

The true value of SAIF Membership from an insurance perspective

SAIF Insure has looked after SAIF membership interests since 1994. Here they outline the benefits that each member firm,...

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