Monthly Archives: December 2015

Pouting in heels! That’s our latest BBIS speaker!

The latest speaker to join Lifetime’s ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ project is known for pouting in heels! Katie is a freelance journalist, PR and copywriter as well as an award winning lifestyle / family blogger at Pouting In Heels. She’s also a mum to one, her three-year-old daughter Elsie. Her first book is set to be…

Lifetime get into the festive spirit on National Christmas Jumper Day

Lifetime got into the festive spirit on Friday – by donning their Christmas jumpers! And ‘National Christmas Jumper Day’ certainly proved to be very popular, as the two offices came together wearing their eye-catching pullovers! All proceeds raised go to Text Santa, who support three charities – Macmillan Cancer Support, Make A Wish Foundation and Save…

Episode 16 of Lifetime’s Desert Island Discs – featuring Pensions Analyst Lee Bridgewater

Desert Island Discs: Episode 16, featuring Pensions Analyst Lee Bridgewater: Towards the latter end of the 1980’s to mid-1990’s the continuing indie scene and emerging northern music scene had a big impact on me. Therefore, needless to say, most of the songs I have chosen emanate from that period. Here are the desert island discs from my disaffected…

Lifetime welcomes Cosan and Orica

It was lovely to welcome representatives from Cosan and Orica to Lifetime House on Tuesday. Lifetime’s Communications Director William Bottomley and Corporate Technical Director Rupert Smith delivered presentations, before the guests were treated to a lovely lunch – put on by Lifetimers Sue and Tracey – in our ‘Bronte’ room. And later in the afternoon…

Lifetime’s BBIS project picking up pace as we head towards 2016

Lifetime’s Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students project is really picking up pace as we head towards Christmas and 2016. Horizon Community College was the first to take up the BBIS programme, which sees business people who hail from Barnsley or live and work in the town go into schools to deliver their ‘inspirational story’ to students….

More than a third of Yorkshire people will go into debt to buy Christmas presents this year says charity

More than a third of people in Yorkshire are going into debt to buy Christmas presents this year. That is according to the charity Money Advice Trust, who has announced that calls to its national debt support line jumped 61% after last Christmas. The charity also says they have found that nearly one in four Britons feel under pressure…

Lifetimer Ken delighted to present Barnsley Hospice with referral scheme cheque

Lifetime mortgage adviser Ken Abbott was only too happy to present Barnsley Hospice with yet another donation from our referral scheme. Ken handed over a cheque for £56.09 to the Hospice’s Fundraising Team Leader Katie Haddad at Lifetime House on Wednesday afternoon (picture below). Lifetime’s hugely successful referral scheme (http://lifetime-fm.com/lifetime-in-the-community/hospice-referral-scheme/) has seen over £15,000 raised for…