Monthly Archives: April 2015

Barnsley hospice benefit from another Lifetime referral scheme cheque

Lifetime Financial Planner Brian Howard was only too happy to present Barnsley hospice with another donation from our referral scheme on Tuesday. Brian handed over a cheque for £32.21 to hospice fundraiser Samantha Silverwood (see below). Dodworth-based financial management company Lifetime has built up a very strong relationship with Barnsley Hospice. As well as sponsoring the…

Lifetime directors delighted to attend Winning Advisers event

Lifetime Managing Director Ian Dickinson and Communications Director William Bottomley (pictured below) were delighted to accept the invitation to the Winning Advisers seminar at Rudding Park, Harrogate on Tuesday. The event has attracted 70 CEOs/MDs from the top 60 – 400 UK IFAs, for a bespoke strategic executive meeting to work through a set of strategies crucial…

Financial planner Steve presents cheque as Ashgate hospice joins the Lifetime referral scheme list

There is a new hospice that has been added to the Lifetime referral scheme list. Ashgate hospice, of Old Brampton, Chesterfield, is the latest to receive a cheque from our referral scheme (http://lifetime-fm.com/lifetime-in-the-community/hospice-referral-scheme/). Lifetime financial planner Stephen Baskind popped along to the hospice today, to personally present a cheque for £256.98 to Ashgate’s Fundraising Manager…

Pensions Regulator warns employers over Auto Enrolment preparation

The Pensions Regulator has warned tens of thousands of small and micro employers they must start preparing for their Automatic Enrolment duties. New research published by the regulator shows that while levels of awareness of automatic enrolment ‘remain high’ among all employers, more than 20% of those due to start Automatic Enrolment between June and November this…

Episode Four of Lifetime’s Desert Island Discs – featuring Pension Department Manager Tom Nelson

Desert Island Discs: Episode Four, featuring our Pension Department Manager Tom Nelson: When Lifetimer Andrew (Social Media Manager) first tasked me with choosing my eight Desert Island Discs I thought it would be impossible; mainly because I’m passionate about music, I love going to gigs, reading about music and listen to it whenever I can, so choosing just eight songs…

New study suggests savers will withdraw an average of £27,000 from their retirement pots this year

Savers are planning to withdraw an average of £27,000 from their retirement fund this year says new research. However, the study, commissioned by financial and technology services firm True Potential, also suggests that the big changes to pension rules, which came in at the beginning of this month, may not lead to a massive clearing out of retirement…

Lifetimers Tom and Scott put ‘best foot forward’ in Sheffield half marathon

Two Lifetimers put their ‘best foot forward’ on Sunday – to deliver fine runs in the Sheffield half marathon. Pension Department Manager Tom Nelson (pictured below) and Mortgage Administrator Scott Kershaw were among almost 8,000 runners who took part in the popular event. Scott (pictured below after the finish) came home in one hour, 38 minutes…

People accessing their pension for first time are warned over size of tax bill

The majority of people accessing their pensions for the first time might well end up overpaying tax, particularly if they withdraw large sums of cash. That’s the warning from Prudential head of business development Vince Smith-Hughes. People rushing to draw large chunks of money from their pension pots from April 6 will likely fall into the…