Monthly Archives: April 2013

Lifetime cheering on Abigale in Sheffield’s biggest ‘little’ race

A Barnsley teenager will be hoping the ‘force is with her’ when she takes part in Sheffield’s biggest ‘little’ race on Saturday, May 4! Mountain bike enthusiast Abigale Lawton (pictured below), daughter of Lifetime director Kevin and directors’ PA Tracey, is competing in the Peaty’s Steel City Mini Downhill, on the purpose-built track in Greno…

Are you protected from the Court that is supposed to protect you?

The Daily Mail’s front page headline had particular significance to Andrew Revitt, Director of Legal Services here at Lifetime. The lead story title reads ‘Secret court in control of a £2billion fortune: It holds the assets of 16,000 vulnerable people – but pays them paltry interest.’ Andrew has been helping to spread the word about…

Lifetimer Girish glad to play his part

A Lifetime Financial Planner is determined to do his bit for a good cause. Girish Lad (pictured below) is helping the UK registered charity Govindbhai Foundation in their bid to break the £100,000 mark in total donations for 2013. The charity was born out of a family project to raise money for good causes, both…

A chunky gold coin celebrates 30th birthday!

The pound coin is 30 years old this week! The chunky gold coin replaced the pound note back on April 21, 1983 – and was immediately hailed as a world-leading innovation. It also proved instantly popular with the majority of the British public. The pound note was gradually withdrawn from circulation from 1985 onwards –…

Lifetime – how a financial business should operate

Lifetime’s Directors enjoyed a highly productive business planning meeting earlier this week. Held over two days at the excellent facilities offered by the Leopold Hotel in Sheffield, the Lifetime powers-that-be mapped out the road ahead for the Barnsley-based fast-expanding financial management company, now motoring along nicely in its second decade. Managing Director Ian Dickinson (pictured…

Chronicle captures a Lifetime commitment

Today a reporter from the Barnsley Chronicle came to the Lifetime office, together with a photographer, to capture the moment when our first donation was handed to Barnsley Hospice from our referral scheme. Lifetime is determined to play a leading role in giving something back to the community – and are developing a long-term relationship…

Lifetime can help ease the stress for 1st time buyers

It’s no wonder buying a home is quoted as one of life’s most stressful events: high property prices, big deposit demands and a gloomy economy provide the current mood music for the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. But it’s a new year and Spring has finally sprung so let’s look on the bright side: the…

Spring has sprung for housing market

Figures out this week show that the housing market is at a three year high; the Bank of England predicts mortgage rates will “significantly” drop over the next three months; and to top it all the daffodils are finally blooming and the sun is shining. What more does the housing market need to feel optimistic?…