Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fang-tastic stuff as Halloween comes to Lifetime House!

Halloween was at its spookiest, pumpkin-making, fang-tastic best at Lifetime House on Monday! The Lifetimers took the opportunity to don their favourite halloween outfits, slap on the ghoulish make-up, and create some fabulous pumpkins. Lifetime directors Brian Skelton and William Bottomley were asked to judge the charity competition, Brian choosing the best pumpkins and Bill…

‘Staggering’ rise in Auto Enrolment fines for small and micro businesses

There has been a ‘staggering’ rise in fines handed out to small and micro businesses for ‘non-compliance’ over their Auto Enrolment obligations. The Pensions Regulator published new data this week which showed a significant upward trajectory in the number of penalties served  in the third quarter of 2016. There were 15,073 compliance notices in the quarter, 3,728…

A Lifetime point of view: Ten years and counting!

Lifetime Data Analyst Robert Briggs has been with the company for over a decade. ‘Ten years and counting’, he says. Here , in his own words, is a reflection of his ‘Lifetime journey’: “I often hear it said that, as you get older, time seems to pass much quicker. Whereas I don’t believe there is any quantum…

Lifetimer Robert presents latest referral scheme cheque to Barnsley Hospice

It was rather fitting that Lifetime Data Analyst Robert Briggs was on hand to present the company’s latest referral scheme cheque. Robert, who has been an integral part of the company for over 10 years, celebrated his 70th birthday on Wednesday. He kindly agreed to deliver a cheque, for £43.87, to Barnsley Hospice fundraiser Samantha Silverwood…

Lifetime come together to celebrate 70th birthday of ‘wonderful colleague’ Robert

Lifetime ‘downed tools’ for a short time on Thursday afternoon – in order to mark a significant birthday in the life of an esteemed colleague. Data Analyst Robert Briggs (pictured below) turned 70 this week – and after spending a lovely birthday with his devoted family on Wednesday came in with cake for his work colleagues…

New research suggests 40-somethings are falling behind in pension saving

People aged between 40 and 49-year-olds are not saving enough for a secure retirement according to research from Scottish Windows. Just 53 per cent of that age group are on target to have enough money for their retirement, compared to 57 per cent a year ago, according to the research. “We know that 12 per cent of the…