Important dates for SAIF Members

Please note the following dates which will impact SAIF Members and the wider funeral profession.

April 2020

  • Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Act 2018 – gives the right to two weeks leave if parents lose a child under 18 years of age or suffer a stillbirth from 24 weeks of pregnancy.

August 2020

Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into the funeral profession:

  • Provisional Decision report (PDR)

28th August 2020

SAIF Members asked to contact CMA to extend deadline for responses to Provisional Decision Report.

7th / 9th September 2020

SAIF Members asked to contact CMA on the elements of the PDR by the current deadline by post by 7th September, and by email by 9th September.

2020

Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into the funeral profession:

  • Provisional Decision response hearings.

2020

HM Treasury investigation into funeral pre-paid plans:

2020

Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into the funeral profession:

  • Final deadline for all parties’ responses before final report.

2020

Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into the funeral profession:

  • Statutory deadline.

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