Essex Regional Meeting: 30th April 2024

Event Date: 30th April 2024

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  • Tuesday 30th April
  • 6.30 – 9.30 pm
  • Bentley Golf Club, Ongar Road, Brentwood,  Essex, CM15 9SS

The profession is making the headlines for all the wrong reasons. But it’s not all bad news. Families are actively selecting companies backed by a trade association. More funeral directors are asking to join SAIF.

Will the negative press mean further government legislation? How will it affect your business?

Join the Chelmsford SAIF meeting to learn SAIF’s stance on this and many other issues affecting the profession.


Keep in the know

We’ll focus on:

  • Update on regulation, Legacy IFD & police investigation
  • The Medical Examiners system
  • Hospital mortuaries and the coronial system
  • Direct Cremation
  • Scottish Government regulation for any FD who contracts a funeral in Scotland
  • The Fuller Inquiry
  • Local issues

Gain 2 hours CPD

  • Develop your professional practice and keep your skills up to date. You’ll receive a record of your learning experience.
  • Continuing Professional Development is not currently obligatory for funeral professionals, but this could be set to change.

Meet other professionals

  • Share ideas and best practice with local funeral directors. Enjoy a delicious two course meal at Bentley Golf Club.

Format of the meeting

  • National President 2024/5, Declan Maguire and CEO, Terry Tennens, look forward to meeting you.
  • This will be an informal session, with these timings:
  • 6.30 pm Arrive at Bentley Golf Club
  • 7.00 pm Two course meal served
  • 8.00 pm Presentation starts
  • 9.30 pm Meeting ends

Book your places by 16th April

  • Please ensure your firm is represented to contribute and listen to how we can best respond to the multiple issues facing independent funeral directors.
  • Menu: £23 per person
  • Main course: homemade steak and ale pie Or warm vegetable tart (V)
  • Dessert: apple pie and custard Or fresh fruit salad


  • Book your places online here and we’ll email a booking form for your guests’ details.



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