Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lifetimer Bill tells Darton College students: ‘find something you love to do’

Lifetime Communications Director William Bottomley told students at Darton College on Thursday (February 25) to ‘find something you love to do’. Bill (pictured below) and Lifetime Social Media/Communications Manager Andrew Lodge joined a number of other speakers from Lifetime’s  ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ project at Darton’s drop-down careers day. The event was held for students of all year groups…

Pensions still the most tax-efficient way of saving says Institute for Fiscal Studies

Pensions are still the most tax-efficient way of saving, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has stated. That is despite forthcoming tax changes, added the IFS. The organisation compared saving in a pension with buying a house, putting funds into an Individual Savings Account (Isa), or investing in buy-to-let property. The main reason for the IFS to…

Lifetimers to join hundreds of business ladies at ‘Be Inspired’ Yorkshire conference

A number of Lifetime’s female advisers will be at Yorkshire’s largest networking conference for women in March. They will join hundreds of other business ladies to celebrate International Women’s Day at the ‘Be Inspired’ Yorkshire Ladies Links event at The Pavilions of Harrogate on March 8. Lifetime financial planners Janette Town, Jane Gray and Helen Holland,…

Lifetime come together to celebrate Lesley’s milestone birthday

The Lifetime ‘family’ came together on Friday afternoon to mark a milestone birthday of colleague Lesley Vine. Office administrator Lesley is 50 on Sunday – Valentine’s Day. She’s sure to be spoiled! She certainly was by all her many friends at Lifetime House on Friday – as director Brian Skelton made a special presentation to…

Study suggests 45% of small businesses are still confused about Auto Enrolment rules

Forty-five per cent of small businesses are still confused about Auto Enrolment rules – which requires them to enrol their employees in a qualifying workplace pension scheme. The study, carried out by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), also finds that three-quarters of small businesses feel the regulations will put too much pressure on them – and that…

Episode 17 of Lifetime’s Desert Island Discs – featuring Office Administrator Sheila Lynch

Desert Island Discs: Episode 17, featuring Office Administrator Sheila Lynch: It was tough whittling the list down to eight songs, but here are my picks:   Disc One: Blue Monday – New Order The first 12″single I ever bought. Think it lasted about 14 minutes!   Disc Two: I Wanna Be Adored – The Stone Roses This song…