Monthly Archives: November 2014

Lifetime thrilled to host Penistone Business Group networking event

Lifetime are delighted to host the next networking event of Penistone Business Group (PBG). The early morning, one-hour get-together will be held at Lifetime House on Wednesday, December 10. The aim of the Business Group is to provide the spark that gets Penistone business people connecting and developing together. Lifetime started out in a small Penistone office –…

Lifetime referral scheme helping hospices – by going coast to coast!

It’s official! Lifetime’s hospice referral scheme is going coast to coast! Yorkshire has been the big beneficiary of the scheme – with the likes of Barnsley Hospice, Wakefield, Kirkwood (Huddersfield), Bluebell Wood, Marie Curie (Bradford), St Leonard’s (York) and Scarborough’s St Catherine’s Hospice all receiving cheques – but donations have also gone to Myton Hospice…

November an ‘inspirational’ month for two Barnsley schools

November is proving to be an ‘inspirational’ month for two Barnsley secondary schools. Horizon Community College and Holy Trinity School have both embraced Lifetime’s ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ project – and as a result have benefitted from terrific talks from local business leaders. Webmart founder Simon Biltcliffe and Stuart Turner of sushisushi delivered their BBIS…

Pensions minister embarking on nationwide radio tour to emphasise importance of planning for retirement

Pensions minister Steve Webb is to speak up over the importance of planning for retirement. The government official is taking the lead role in a nationwide radio tour in an effort to raise awareness over retirement issues. To coincide with Mr Webb’s tour of the country, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a…

A simple Christmas shoebox brings unbridled joy!

The short video above shows the unbridled joy of a young boy in Angola, Africa after he receives a Christmas shoebox all the way from the UK, courtesy of the Samaritan’s Purse appeal. The smile on his face is simply dazzling – and heartwarming. Hopefully, this festive season someone like that young boy will receive…

Local authorities now need to ‘signpost’ people to financial advice over long-term care planning

Local authorities will have to signpost people to financial advice, which makes long-term care planning essential, the director of the Society of Later Life Advisers has said. Speaking at the Personal Finance Society conference in Birmingham, Tish Hanifan, founder and joint chairman of the Society of Later Life Advisers, said: “Advisers need to engage more…

Thousands of small and micro employers to seek out financial advice over auto enrolment suggests survey

Thousands of small and micro employers say they will turn to financial advisers when they begin to auto enrol next year, according to the National Employment Savings Trust (Nest). Nest questioned over 300 and 500 employers in two different surveys and found that 74% of small and micro employers wanted support from intermediaries such as IFAs to help with…

Lifetime hospice donations soar past £10,000 mark

The amount of donations Lifetime has given to hospices up and down the country has now soared past the £10,000 mark. Most of that money has been generated from our hospice referral scheme (http://lifetime-fm.com/lifetime-in-the-community/hospice-referral-scheme/). We also sponsor both the Barnsley Hospice annual golf day and their mascot Oscar, which has helped push the total amount we have given to hospice…