Monthly Archives: June 2020

June 30, 2020   //   No Comments

Like to learn online with IFD College?

With social distancing still in place, and to protect our students and tutors, the Independent Funeral Dirctors’ (IFD) College...

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June 29, 2020   //   No Comments

Scottish lockdown restrictions changes affecting funerals

From The Scottish Government’s Burial & Cremation Team: The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced on 24th June when further...

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June 26, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new members

SAIF has received applications from prospective members and associates based in Essex, Cheshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Pembrokeshire, Kent, Cornwall,...

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June 26, 2020   //   No Comments

Join SAIF online on 1st July at 6 pm

Covid-19 won’t stop SAIF from supporting members in person, even if the meetings happen virtually rather than around the...

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June 26, 2020   //   No Comments

Funeral directors prove their worth during Covid-19

SAIF thanks Paul Allcock for his thoughts on his experiences of the profession in recent months. Paul is SAIF’s...

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June 25, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF Webinar – maintaining a bereavement support group during Covid-19

How do you continue to provide an essential bereavement support group when social distancing measures are enforced? What help...

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June 25, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new applicants

SAIF has received applications from prospective members and associates based in Buckinghamshire, Devon, West Midlands, East Sussex, North Yorkshire,...

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June 25, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF telecoms technical problems 25th June – now resolved

We have been given temporary access access to the lines so we should be able to receive calls and...

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June 24, 2020   //   No Comments

Talking Toolkit to help employee’s mental health

The coronavirus outbreak has increased pressure on workers and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has resources to help...

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June 23, 2020   //   No Comments

Scottish government updated advice on funeral services in places of worship

The guidance, updated on 19th June, is to help those responsible for places of worship and their ongoing consideration...

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June 22, 2020   //   No Comments

Deferral of VAT payment due to Covid-19

Note from Her Majesty’s Revenues & Customs (HMRC): As part of the government’s support for businesses during COVID-19, HMRC...

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June 19, 2020   //   No Comments

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – financial scams and cyber security

HMRC are warning that criminals are taking advantage of Coronavirus and the package of measures to support people and...

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June 16, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF’s Tech Talk webinar recording now available

Interested in learning how you can use free software apps to make your funeral business more efficient? SAIF Scotland...

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June 15, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF South West Member? Join our online meeting this Wednesday.

This year instead of our usual regional meetings, we’re providing online support for members. We can’t be there in...

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June 15, 2020   //   No Comments

HSE warns about sub-standard face masks

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has issued an alert about the use of face masks designated KN95. According...

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June 15, 2020   //   No Comments

Meet with SAIF for advice and support

This year instead of our usual regional meetings, we’re providing online support for members. We can’t be there in...

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June 11, 2020   //   No Comments

Official guidance on procuring body bags

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has issued the following guidance with regard to PVC body bags....

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June 10, 2020   //   No Comments

Funeral costs support available to care workers affected by Covid-19.

The Care Workers’ Charity has set up a special Covid-19 Emergency Fund to help care workers who are forced...

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June 9, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF Tech Talk on Thursday at 4 pm

Beginners’ guide to quick, cost-effective software apps for your funeral business This week’s SAIF Webinar, which will be led...

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June 8, 2020   //   No Comments

Webinar recording on bereavement during Covid-19 now available

SAIF thanks Catherine Betley of Professional Help for her recent webinar on the long term impacts of bereavement during...

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June 8, 2020   //   No Comments

Visit your local online Regional Meeting

Covid-19 won’t stop SAIF from supporting members in person, even if the meetings happen virtually rather than around the...

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June 4, 2020   //   No Comments

‘The times they are a changing’

Or are they? And not as most would think! There have certainly been many changes since 23rd March this...

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