Monthly Archives: July 2013

Lifetimer Scott raising awareness of Barnsley man’s ‘chance for life’ appeal

A member of the Lifetime admin staff is helping raise awareness of a Barnsley man’s ‘Chance for Life’ appeal. Lifetime office administrator Scott Kershaw is supporting the appeal made by the family and friends of Daniel Moxon, who suffers from leukaemia and has been giving, at the most, just months to live. Daniel (pictured below)…

Children continue to miss out on benefits of tax-free savings

Children in the UK are continuing to miss out on the benefits of tax-free savings, according to new research. The research, carried out by Halifax, revealed an estimated annual shortfall of £5.1bn in unused Junior ISA (JISA) allowances. HMRC’s updated ISA statistics published last week showed a 238% increase in JISA subscriptions since last year,…

That summer break can often help us ‘rediscover our mojo’

‘We’re all going on a…Summer Holiday’ ‘Summer Lovin’, had me a blast’ ‘Here Comes The Sun, little darlin’ The above are all well known ‘holiday tunes – and when they come blasting out of the stereo it often heralds ‘vacation time!’ Let’s face it, we all need something to look forward to – and for…

Lifetime clients realise their gardening dream – and raise church funds into the bargain!

To realise your dream you need inspiration, dedication, application – oh and a good plan! We certainly encourage all of those things here at Lifetime; indeed our second-to-none ‘financial plan’ helps clients achieve the life they want. Well, here is a terrific tale of two lovely Lifetime clients, Joyce and Colin Marsh, who put together…

Lifetime MD features on latest press release from Gripple

Lifetime MD Ian Dickinson features on the latest press release from Gripple (courtesy of Pro Active PR), which talks about the ‘Employee Ownership (EO) Open Day held at the Sheffield-based company earlier this month. Ian (pictured below) and colleague, Communications Director William Bottomley, attended the Open Day at The Old West Gun Works in the…

Your Adviser is a rare breed

A recent study has revealed that the UK needs about 5,000 extra financial advisers to cope with the rising demand for retirement advice. The research, carried out by Standard Life, has based its findings on figures from Office for National Statistics which show there are some 3.8 million 55-and-overs with at least £100,000 in financial…

Schools out for Summer….

Schools out for summer……what a tune and how that song transports one particular Lifetimer, Vyk, back to the union bar at Newcastle University. Music evokes memories like nothing else. Just listening to a tune which is associated with a particular place or time can transport you back in time – you can relive that memory…

Number of workers automatically enrolled into workplace pension reaches 1m mark, amid saving fears

The number of workers automatically enrolled into a workplace pension scheme has already reached the million mark, the Pensions Regulator has stated. Automatic enrolment was introduced in October last year – to encourage more individuals to save towards their retirement. The UK’s largest firms are the first to have to enrol their workers. Automatic enrolment…

What is your greatest achievement?

No this isn’t the start of an interview, although it is one of the most common questions asked when attending a job interview. The reason for this is that it can be interpreted in so many different ways depending on the character of an individual. Talk about a loaded question. Think right now, does something…