Full details about our 2013 AGM in October are available on the Events page, along with a booking form. More Details.
CONGRATULATIONS FROM BUCKINGHAM PALACE
The BIFD congratulated the Queen on her Diamond Jubilee, and we received a letter back offering
best wishes for our 30th anniversary. View letter.
The President's chosen charity:
We place the educational and professional development needs of Funeral Directors at the heart of our work. The BIFD was created by highly qualified and experienced Funeral Directors in 1982 to promote best practice through learning. We pride ourselves on responding to what individuals, companies and the Funeral industry needs to best serve the bereaved.
Membership of the BIFD puts you in touch with likeminded professional people who want to receive quality training and keep up to date with changes through our newsletter, events and networking.
Memorable annual gathering
BIFD members came from all over the UK to our Annual General Meeting and conference in Harrogate.
Highlights of the event, which took place over the weekend of 26th-28th October 2012, included the hand over of the National President honour from Clive Kirk to Robert Gresty; and the national launch of our new courses and qualifications programme.
This is the Institute's 30th anniversary year, and the launch of our new courses and professional qualifications programme reaffirms our commitment to the education of funeral directors. This work is essential to maintaining high standards of services for the bereaved and the professional development of those working in this sector.