Monthly Archives: May 2015

‘Giving while living’ now competing with ‘traditional’ inheritance

The idea of people leaving a traditional inheritance may be dying out a report has suggested – as around half of the UK’s retirees say they are now ‘giving while living’ . Three in five retirees surveyed (60%) said they are already providing regular financial support to their family and friends. The survey, carried out on behalf…

Great day for a great cause – Lifetime-sponsored Barnsley Hospice golf day hits the heights!

This year’s Lifetime-sponsored Barnsley Hospice golf day ended up being the best yet – certainly in terms of money raised! The rain held off too, as 25 teams enjoyed an excellent day’s sport at Silkstone Golf Club on Friday – and raised a whopping £8,304.02 for a great cause into the bargain! Enthused fundraiser Victoria Stead:…

Meet our latest BBIS speaker: Chloe Adams-Pickford

The latest speaker to join Lifetime’s ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ project is currently studying at The University of Oxford. Chloe Adams-Pickford is an undergraduate student from Barnsley who is currently studying Engineering Science. Chloe studied A-Levels in Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry. She also completed an Extended Project Qualification on the merits of small-scale hydroelectric power…

A Friday favourite! Lifetime-sponsored Barnsley Hospice golf day set to be another smash hit

The Lifetime-sponsored Barnsley Hospice golf day promises to be another smash hit on Friday. The annual event, which raised over £7,000 for the Gawber-based hospice last year, always proves popular with local companies, and is once more a sell-out. Silkstone Golf Club is the venue and 26 teams will take part, with a 12 noon ‘shotgun…

Spotlight on the new retirement landscape

The freedoms now being offered to pension investors have been broadly welcomed by commentators and individual savers alike. However, with these new found freedoms comes a significant transfer of responsibility for income and security from the life assurance industry to the individual concerned, and of course, their financial advisers. Accompanying this transfer of responsibility comes a…

Helen hands over referral scheme cheques to Wakefield hospice

Lifetime Financial Planner Helen Holland was a very welcome visitor to Wakefield Hospice today – as she delivered two cheques raised from our highly successful referral scheme. Hospices up and down the country have benefited from Lifetime’s referral scheme (http://lifetime-fm.com/lifetime-in-the-community/hospice-referral-scheme/), none more so than those based at Barnsley and Wakefield respectively. And our Financial Planner…

Lifetimer Andrew joins talks over ‘new business alliance’

Lifetime Social Media Manager Andrew Lodge was delighted to be invited to the first meeting of a proposed new ‘business group’. The aim of the group, which currently has the working title of ‘Barnsley Business Alliance’, is to work in collaboration with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council and other agencies, as appropriate, to: Further business excellence…

Lifetime thrilled to present new hospice fundraiser Brian with referral scheme cheque

Another cheque from Lifetime’s popular referral scheme has been presented to Barnsley Hospice. Lifetime Social Media Manager Andrew Lodge popped along to the Gawber-based hospice on Friday morning to personally present a cheque for £234.27 to their new Corporate and Partnerships Fundraiser Brian Curran (see picture below). Lifetime has built up a very strong relationship with…

Lifetime charity bake-off attracts some mouth-watering entries!

Tuesday was certainly treat day at Lifetime House! A good  number of Lifetimers, having been inspired by the rallying cry of colleague Sheila, got into the kitchen over the Bank Holiday weekend, in order to take part in the Lifetime charity bake-off! All the entries were homemade, with Sheila checking very closely that none of…