THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ALLIED AND INDEPENDENT FUNERAL DIRECTORS (known as SAIF) was established in 1989 to represent and support independent, mostly family owned funeral directors. With almost 1000 members across 1,800 sites, and as well 100 Associate members who supply products or services to the funeral profession, SAIF's primary role is to;

  • To promote best practice to ensure bereaved families and their loved one receives the best possible care.
  • To represent the views of members at a national and local level, including influencing at all levels in government
  • To provide training and education programmes to funeral directors meet the highest of standards.

Through its own directory of members, SAIF enables bereaved families to find an independent funeral director that meets its professional standards. 

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Read the SAIF code of practice