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UK Independent Funeral Directors

Monthly Archives: July 2020

July 30, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Worcester

SAIF has received an application from a prospective new member based in Worcester with branches in Shropshire and Worcester...

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July 30, 2020   //   No Comments

Changes to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Information from Her Majesty’s Revenues & Customs From 1 August there will be changes affecting the grant employers can...

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July 29, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Lancashire

SAIF has received an application from a prospective new member based in Lancashire .Please log onto the members area...

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July 29, 2020   //   No Comments

Creating Covid-19 secure workplaces

Information from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) HSE has produced guidance on social distancing in the workplace, with...

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July 27, 2020   //   No Comments

Rules for funerals around the UK as of 23/7/20

Here are the current rules relating to the individual areas of the UK: England Funeral directors and their clients...

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July 24, 2020   //   No Comments

HMRC Help for businesses

Her Majesty’s Revenues & Collections (HMRC) are running webinars to explain changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and...

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July 23, 2020   //   No Comments

NHS Test and Trace template for SAIF members

SAIF and DMAG for England have proposed that chief mourners or funeral applicants are responsible for the collection of...

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July 22, 2020   //   No Comments

‘Marketing for funeral directors during a national emergency’ – webinar on 23rd July

SAIF’s PR consultant Mark Binnersley will present a webinar entitled ‘Marketing for funeral directors during a national emergency’ at 2 pm...

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July 21, 2020   //   No Comments

Measure your employees’ stress levels with tool from HSE

Every employer has a legal duty to assess and protect employees from work-related stress under the Management of Health...

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July 20, 2020   //   No Comments

Scottish funeral guidance updated

The Scottish Burial & Cremation Team has updated its guidance documents to coincide with the wider changes that have...

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July 17, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Llanrwst, Wales

SAIF has received an application from a prospective new member based in Llanrwst, Wales with branches in Colwyn BayPlease...

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July 17, 2020   //   No Comments

Christians working with the bereaved

Transform Work UK are pleased to announce a new sector group called ‘Christians Working With the Bereaved.’ The group...

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July 16, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Staffordshire

SAIF has received an application from a prospective new member based in Lichfield, Staffordshire with a branch in Tamworth...

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July 16, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF Webinar – Marketing help for funeral directors 23rd July

‘Marketing for funeral directors during a national emergency’  – webinar with Mark Binnersley, SAIF’s PR consultant at 2 pm on Thursday...

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July 16, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in North Lincolnshire

SAIF has received applications from a prospective new member based in North Lincolnshire.Please log onto the members area and...

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July 16, 2020   //   No Comments

New survey considers end of life care experiences during Covid-19

The University of Sheffield, University of Liverpool and Palliative Care Institiute have launched a study into the experiences of...

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July 16, 2020   //   No Comments

Online bereavement training from SAIF Member

SAIF Member Rosedale Funeral Home is planning a series of online courses for supporting bereaved people. All courses take...

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July 15, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF Member in Northern Ireland? Stay connected at our online meeting.

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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July 15, 2020   //   No Comments

Scotland’s Test & Protect comes into effect today

Scotland’s ‘Test and Protect – Multi-sector guidance on collection of customer and visitor contact details’ comes into effect today....

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July 14, 2020   //   No Comments

Scottish government announces new funeral guidance

Changes from 10th July From 10th July, face coverings were made mandatory in Scotland in shops, retail settings and...

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July 14, 2020   //   No Comments

Updated guidance for managing funerals – England, NI & Wales

England On 9th July the UK Government issued updated guidance with regard to who can attend a funeral in...

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July 6, 2020   //   No Comments

New guidance affecting funeral numbers

SAIF is pleased to see clarification from the Government that funerals can be attended by up to 30 people...

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July 6, 2020   //   No Comments

Mental health support for Scotland’s funeral profession

The coronavirus outbreak has changed daily life for funeral professionals everywhere and it’s had a real impact on how...

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July 2, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF Scotland members online meeting 9th July

As the country gradually eases out of lockdown, hopefully for most of us the busiest spell is now behind...

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July 2, 2020   //   No Comments

Help bereaved youngsters find “A Better Place”

Based on her experiences of losing her father, Alyson Marsh has written and illustrated a beautiful book called ‘A...

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July 1, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF funeral directors go above and beyond during Covid-19

Pandemic restrictions have introduced limitations on how funerals can be run and how families and friends can support each...

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