Monthly Archives: April 2014

Countdown on for Lifetime-sponsored hospice golf day

The countdown to the Lifetime-sponsored Barnsley Hospice Golf Day is well and truly on. Over 20 teams will take part in the sold-out charity event at Silkstone Golf Club on Friday, May 16 (12 noon start). They include a team from Barnsley Football Club. As well as sponsoring the event, Lifetime has put forward a…

Lifetimer Simon heading back to old school for ‘Alumni Afternoon’

Lifetime Financial Planner Simon Megson is going back to school! He has been invited back to his old school King Ecgbert in Sheffield to talk to their Year 12 students as part of their ‘Alumni Afternoon’ on Thursday, July 10. Simon (pictured below) is partaking in a careers networking event with the students. He will talk to individual…

Number of people needing long-term care will ‘outstrip’ support says new report

The number of elderly people needing care will ‘outstrip’ the number of those being able to provide informal care by 2017, a new report has warned. The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) says that further pressure on funding will be applied. Their report states that most care for older people is not provided by the state or private agencies…

Changes to UK mortgage rules come into force on Saturday

Changes to UK mortgage rules come into force on Saturday, April 26, under what is known as the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) – and could reduce some demand from buyers who may find that an application takes longer to process, or a home loan becomes harder to secure. The rules, which have already been implemented…

As Auto Enrolment gathers pace, will your business be ready?

2014 sees the beginning of the ramping up of smaller businesses needing to be ready for Auto Enrolment. The above figures are national and give a sign of things to come. As we move into 2015, in Yorkshire alone some 6,000 businesses will need to be ready. This means for the employers yet to make any…

Lifetimer Tracy receives thank-you card after coming up trumps for her client!

Lifetime’s General Insurance Manager Tracy Ward was thrilled this week to receive a lovely thank-you card through the post. The card came from a grateful client who Tracy had helped secure very satisfactory insurance cover – against the odds. The client had discovered – whilst in the process of purchasing a house – that it was…

Lifetimers Phil and Girish set for Personal Finance Society ceremony

Lifetime Financial Planners Phil Richards and Girish Lad will be attending a glittering gala ceremony in London on Friday, April 25. When someone reaches APFS or has achieved Chartered or Fellowship status, then the Personal Finance Society will invite that person to attend one of their ‘Graduation Ceremonies’. Phil and Girish (pictured below) have both…

Happy Easter……from Lifetime!

We would like to wish all our current clients – and potential ones too – a very Happy Easter! So we came up with the idea of doing a ‘Happy Easter’ video message. We hope it makes you smile, laugh, perhaps even giggle almost as much as we did making it! So here you go…..Happy…

Colin’s lasting impression – as client remembers his ‘fantastic advice’ nine years on!

Lifetime’s Senior Financial Planner Colin Chadburn certainly made a lasting and very favourable impression on one particular client. That customer can still recall our Colin nine years on – and credits him with delivering ‘the best advice he’d ever been given’! The client had called Lifetime House in response to a contact letter sent to…