Monthly Archives: March 2021

March 30, 2021   //   No Comments

FCA webinar for funeral plan intermediaries – recording

The FCA hosted a webinar on March 26th for funeral plan intermediaries. The recording may be watched here: https://webinars.fca.org.uk/fca-regulation-for-funeral-plan-1/room...

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March 26, 2021   //   No Comments

“Progress is impossible without change*”

SAIF thanks Paul Allcock for the blog. Paul is SAIF Past President, Government Liaison Rep and long standing Executive...

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March 25, 2021   //   No Comments

SASP reducing stigma of suicide bereavement

Dr. Sharon McDonnell, speaker at a SAIF Education Day, recently published a report on her research findings of over...

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March 24, 2021   //   No Comments

Can you support SAIF’s annual charity fundraiser?

Brian Hart and pals will be testing themselves on the Lake District Challenge on Saturday 12th June in some...

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March 23, 2021   //   No Comments

New contact details for SAIF’s legal helpline

We are pleased to inform SAIF members that there are now three separate speciality areas offered by our legal...

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March 23, 2021   //   No Comments

SAIF legal helpline temporarily unavailable

Due to technical issues beyond our control, the legal helpline is temporarily unavailable. Please accept our apologies for any...

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March 23, 2021   //   No Comments

Support towards funeral costs for children in Wales

Housing and Local Government Minister Julie James announced over the weekend that families in Wales who have registered the...

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March 22, 2021   //   No Comments

HSE keeping workplaces safe as restrictions are eased

HSE has produced a signposting page that provides the latest information on any changes related to workplace safety following...

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March 19, 2021   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Bedfordshire

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

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March 18, 2021   //   No Comments

HSE spot check spam

A SAIF member has brought to our attention a series of emails they have received supposedly relating to a...

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March 17, 2021   //   No Comments

Focus on SAIF Members in Northern Ireland

We can’t yet meet in person but SAIF is still supporting members in the different regions online. You are...

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March 16, 2021   //   No Comments

Prospective new members in Co.Durham & Gloucestershire

SAIF has received an application from prospective new members based in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire & Seaham, Co.Durham.Please log onto the...

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March 16, 2021   //   No Comments

SAIF Member Support Call – Thursday 18th March at 9 am

In addition to our frequent email bulletins, SAIF is now offering members regular Support Calls. These are designed to...

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March 15, 2021   //   No Comments

IFD College Courses are online!

Running courses has been difficult in the pandemic situation but the full range of courses are now taking place...

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March 15, 2021   //   No Comments

Call for agreed protocol for funeral directors and police on mourner numbers

SAIF welcomes the latest intervention by Sir John Hayes MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Funerals and...

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March 15, 2021   //   No Comments

Focus on SAIF Members in Wales

We can’t meet in person yet, but we’re still supporting members in the different regions online. You are warmly...

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March 15, 2021   //   No Comments

Reminder: nominations welcomed for the IFD College new award

Nominations are welcomed for the Independent Funeral Directors’ (IFD) College’s new award: the Matthew Gallagher Achievement Award. Matthew, who...

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March 11, 2021   //   No Comments

Climate emergency discussion for funeral directors

Message from the Environmental Stewardship Group A round table event for Funeral Directors to discuss the climate emergency, help...

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March 10, 2021   //   No Comments

Prospective new member in Wales

SAIF has received an application from a prospective new member based in Conwy, Wales with branches in Gwynedd and...

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March 8, 2021   //   No Comments

Nye Bevan and People’s NHS Day – 5th July 2021

Nominate your hero! Aneurin (Nye) Bevan was an inspirational leader who founded our outstanding NHS.  We now have a...

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March 5, 2021   //   No Comments

Scam warning

SAIF has become aware of a scam whereby a person contacts a funeral business to buy a coffin to...

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March 5, 2021   //   No Comments

Focus on Welsh members

Welsh members are warmly invited to the Wales online meeting at 6 pm on 16th March. Dane Marsh, who...

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March 4, 2021   //   No Comments

SAIF Scotland AGM

All Scottish SAIF members are warmly invited to the SAIF Scotland Annual General Meeting on Thursday 11th March. The...

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March 4, 2021   //   No Comments

FCA pre-paid plans review: join SAIF’s webinar 9th March

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have published a Consultation paper which sets their draft rules and approach to regulation...

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March 1, 2021   //   No Comments

Meet the FCA Head regulating funeral plans

What will new funeral plan regulations mean to your business? Join our webinar with host Terry Tennens and meet...

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