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2020 Annual General Meeting 23rd April

Posted by on Feb 11th, 2020 in General News | 0 comments

On the evening of Thursday 23rd April, the 2020 AGM will be held in the Regency Room at the Amba Hotel, adjacent to Charing Cross Station. As usual, the evening starts at 6pm, with the meeting opening promptly at 6.30pm; dinner will follow the meeting.  In addition to the usual AGM business, there will be updates on various matters of regional and national concern. As usual, the meeting will include the election of the Officers and Executive Committee, to serve until the 2021 AGM, and nominations are sought to fill vacancies on the Executive...

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Next CertFAA course announced

Posted by on Feb 11th, 2020 in General News | 0 comments

Applications are welcomed for the next Certificate in Funeral Arranging and Administration course, to be held in Central London, commencing on 24th March, running to 26th May 2020. Details and Application Forms are available from the education page of the website http://lafd.org.uk/education

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Don’t miss the Black & White Ball!

Posted by on Jan 13th, 2020 in Events & Meetings, General News | 0 comments

Hurry! Order your tickets for the 2020 Banquet & Ball. This year’s event again is being held at the Sheraton Grand Ballroom in Piccadilly, with a Black & White theme. Beautiful venue!    4 course banquet!    Great new Band! Order your tickets from Secretary@LAFD.org.uk The special event rate for accomodation (B&B basis) at the hotel is available only for bookings made by 28th January, so don’t delay. Sponsorship opportunities are still available – Secretary@LAFD.org.uk for...

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LAFD Tie now available

Posted by on Jan 13th, 2020 in General News | 0 comments

Priced at only £20, the new tie is silk, 60″ in dark blue with the LAFD logo at the bottom. To purchase, please email Secretary@LAFD.org.uk

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2019 CertFAA students celebrate success!

Posted by on Jan 13th, 2020 in General News | 0 comments

2019’s Autumn General Meeting, in November, included a Presentation and Prize-giving event for students from courses held earlier in 2019.  The two cohorts of students gained their qualification at exams held in March or July. Across the two courses, there were 27 successful students, of which 18 were welcomed to the presentation to celebrate their success. Winner of the President’s Award for the highest mark in the March exam, was Peter Terry (Southall Funeral Service). July’s President’s Award Winner was Tara Cornish (Adam...

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New year, new venture!

Posted by on Jan 13th, 2020 in General News | 0 comments

CertFAA Course V candidates are braving the dark nights in pursuit of this popular qualification. The most recent cohort of students undertaking the Certificate in Funeral Arranging & Administration course gathered apprehensively at the central London venue for the first seminar, on 7th January. Ten students, from member firms right across the London region – North, South, East and West –  are working towards their examination on 10th March Pictured with the students are LAFD President Adam Ginder and course Tutor, David Hall...

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Latest CertFAA course Underway!

Posted by on Sep 30th, 2019 in General News | 0 comments

The Certificate in Funeral Arranging and Administration continues to grow. The latest course – the third in 2019 – is now underway and this cohort will include the 300th CertFAA holder! The course, being held at Gatwick, includes 18 students from both London Association and Sussex County Association members. The students are pictured at the outset of the course, with Tutors David Hall and Brian Parsons and Michael Tiney, Chairman of the LAFD Education Committee and Association Vice-President. Course U students are working towards...

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Autumn General Meeting November 21st 2019

Posted by on Sep 30th, 2019 in General News | 0 comments

On Thursday 21st November the Autumn General Meeting will be held at Amba Hotel, Charing Cross  The meeting will start promptly at 6.30pm (private bar open from 6pm) and, as is customary, will be followed by dinner. Dinner is charged at £50 each for those able to stay after the meeting, but attendance at the meeting is free This is your opportunity to discover how your Association can benefit your business. Come along for an update on matters of local and national relevance to learn of new developments within your Association in the London...

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Next CertFAA course announced for Autumn 2019

Posted by on Jul 29th, 2019 in General News | 0 comments

In response to demand, the next Certificate in Funeral Arranging and Administration course will be held near Gatwick Airport, commencing on 10th September. Applications are welcomed from staff of NAFD member firms across the South East. Details and Application Forms are available from the education page of the website http://lafd.org.uk/education

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Latest CertFAA course Takes off!

Posted by on Jun 18th, 2019 in General News | 0 comments

The latest course started on 24th April; 15 students, from 8 member firms, are working towards the exam on 26th June.  The students are pictured with Adam Ginder (right), now LAFD President, and Tutor David Hall (left).  

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