Monthly Archives: January 2016

Lifetime present another referral scheme cheque to Barnsley hospice

Lifetime Financial Planner Brian Howard was delighted to present Barnsley hospice with another donation from our referral scheme on Tuesday. Brian handed over a cheque for £163.13 to hospice fundraising team leader Katie Haddad (see below). Dodworth-based financial management company Lifetime has built up a very strong relationship with Barnsley Hospice. As well as sponsoring the hospice’s annual golf…

Jane and Michelle display Lifetime commitment to help client in ‘complicated situation’

Lifetime were thrilled to receive a lovely thank you message after helping a client with a particularly complicated situation. Financial Planner Jane Gray and Mortgage Manager Michelle Youel (pictured below) came in for special praise as they steered the gentleman in question through a difficult financial process. The delighted client duly rang the Lifetime offices to…

BBIS speakers invited to be part of Darton College Careers Day

A number of speakers from Lifetime’s ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ project will be going into Darton College next month to ‘tell their story’. Darton are delivering a Careers drop-down day for students of all year groups on Thursday, February 25 – and the BBIS speakers have been invited to be part of it. The speakers,…

Meet our latest BBIS speaker: Steph Cronin

The latest speaker to join Lifetime’s ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ project is Steph Cronin. Steph Cronin runs Black Bee Creative, which specialises in marketing campaigns, branding, graphic design and illustration (www.blackbeecreative.com). When Steph graduated from Croydon College of Art and Design in 1999 she had a dream of using her creative skills to save the world by…

Great ‘works do’ at the Oil Can Cafe!

Here at Lifetime we know how to throw a good party – and Saturday night’s annual ‘works do’ proved no exception! The event, which had a ‘Swinging 60s’ theme, was held at the brilliant Oil Can Cafe, The Carding Shed in Hepworth, West Yorkshire – and featured the fabulous band, Soul Jam. Here are some…

BBIS speakers Chloe and Stuart prove a big hit at Penistone School

Two speakers from our ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ project proved to be a smash hit at Penistone School last week. Chloe Adams-Pickford and Stuart Turner (pictured below) popped along to deliver ‘their story’ to eager students who are studying Design and Technology at GCSE and A level. Chloe is an undergraduate student from Barnsley who is currently…

One in five 75-year-olds wish they had started saving earlier says new survey

Failure to save up a pension pot is the biggest financial regret for over a quarter of over 65-year-olds, a new survey has suggested. And almost one in five (19%) of over 75-year-olds stated they also wished they’d started saving sooner. Despite many having generous ‘gold plated’ final salary pension schemes in place, 26% of those…