Monthly Archives: December 2020

December 31, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF Member is awarded British Empire Medal

SAIF is delighted to report that Member Martin Rowley of Rowley and Sons Family Funeral Services in York has...

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December 31, 2020   //   No Comments

Appeals process for staff in critical services told to self-isolate

There is an appeals process for staff employed in critical services (which includes the funeral sector) who have been...

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December 21, 2020   //   No Comments

Changes to funerals in Tier 4

England – In Tier 4 areas, funerals can be attended by a maximum of 30 people and must only...

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December 18, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF’s initial view on the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)’s Final Report

To read the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)’s Final Report, at 494 pages plus 25 appendix documents, is a...

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December 18, 2020   //   No Comments

In time of test, family is best

SAIF thanks Paul Allcock for this blog. Paul is Past President, Government Liaison rep and long-standing member of the...

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December 18, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF webinar recording now available

As part of our ongoing webinar series to help members move to online pricing, Greg Clay of Funeralguide gave...

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December 17, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new Probationary member in Devon

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

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December 16, 2020   //   No Comments

IFD College celebrates 25 years

Congratulations to the Independent Funeral Directors (IFD) College which is celebrating 25 years of training for the funeral profession....

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December 16, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Merseyside

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

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December 11, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF’s Christmas opening hours

Terry, Claire, Corinne, Sam, Maria and Angela wish our members all the best for the Christmas season. The office...

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December 10, 2020   //   No Comments

Keeping SAIF Members up-to-date on Brexit

The team at SAIF Business Centre is closely following the Brexit negotiations and analysing developments for any possible impacts...

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December 9, 2020   //   No Comments

Message from The White Dove Company

After several conversations with DEFRA regarding the Avian Influenza (bird flu), they have now updated their conditions so The...

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December 9, 2020   //   No Comments

Church of England Parochial Fees 2021

You may find the Church of England Parochial Fees 2021 using this link.

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December 8, 2020   //   No Comments

Message from The White Dove Company

Due to a serious outbreak of Avian Influenza – as from Monday 14th December 2020 all captive birds in...

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December 7, 2020   //   No Comments

SAIF Member Events

The winter months will undoubtedly be more challenging this year than in any previous one. In addition to expected...

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December 3, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new Associate member

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

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December 3, 2020   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Kent

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

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December 3, 2020   //   No Comments

Largest suicide bereavement survey discussed on BBC News

SAIF recently highlighted the ground-breaking research on suicide with the accounts of more than 7,000 people who have been...

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December 2, 2020   //   No Comments

National Grief Awareness Week 2nd to 8th December

This annual national event is driven by The Good Grief Trust, the UK’s leading umbrella charity, bringing all UK...

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