Monthly Archives: October 2015

Here is a man….

Here is a man…….a blog by Lifetime Director William Bottomley: It seems to be my destiny to spend my life explaining difficult concepts in simple uncomplicated language and painting pictures without being patronising in an attempt to further understanding. Teaching Religious Education in Catholic Comprehensives for nine years stretched this ability to its limits, but every…

‘Not right time’ for new pension implementation says government minister

Three proposed pieces of new pension legislation has been ‘put on hold’ by the government, who have said it is ‘not the right time’ for implementation. Pot-follows-member, defined ambition and collective benefits have all been put on hold. Minister for Pensions Ros Altmann issued a written ministerial statement on Thursday morning (October 15) in which she…

Here is a man! Lifetime’s new animation is unveiled – and goes down a treat!

An animation about the ‘Big Questions’ in life – featuring a family man called Guido who has a strong, distinctive, rich Northern accent! One Big Question may have been just what people would make of it when the official unveiling was carried out! Well……..thankfully ‘Here Is A Man’, Lifetime’s new animation video about the questions we…

Lifetime delighted to play the host for Penistone Business Group

Lifetime once again threw open its doors to host the Penistone Business Group meeting and networking event. Lifetime financial planner Janette Town (pictured below) is a member of the group and had organised Wednesday morning’s get-together at Lifetime House – which included a presentation from special guest, Barnsley-based teenage entrepreneur Eve Lodge (pictured bottom), the…

Double delight as Lifetime mark the 50th birthdays of Michelle and Karen!

The Lifetime ‘family’ came together on Wednesday afternoon to mark the special birthdays of two colleagues. Lifetimers Karen Lodge, who celebrated her 50th birthday on Tuesday, and Michelle Youell, 50 on Friday, October 31 (both pictured below) were both pleasantly surprised as they were presented with flowers and gifts by Managing Director Ian Dickinson –…

Lifetime all set for fourth Connected Business conference

The fourth annual Connected Business conference takes place at The Civic in Barnsley on Tuesday (October 13). Hosted by Enterprising Barnsley, Barnsley Council’s business support programme, this half day conference helps to bring your business bang up to date with all that is happening in the world of online and digital technology. Lifetime Communications Director William…

Lifetime donations from hospice referral scheme soars past £15,000 mark

The amount Lifetime has given hospices up and down the country through its referral scheme has now soared past the £15,000 mark. The latest cheque was personally delivered by our financial planner Colin Chadburn to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice in Sheffield on Wednesday (see picture below). A few days earlier another Lifetime financial planner, Steve Baskind,…

Lifetime pensions duo pass exams

Two members of Lifetime’s highly successful Retirements Solutions department have passed exams. First up was our department manager Tom Nelson (pictured below), who passed the RO2 exam. And Tom has been quickly followed by his colleague, pension specialist Steve Lambarth (pictured below), who has successfully passed his R08 exam. Well done guys!