Monthly Archives: July 2013

Another cheque for Barnsley hospice courtesy of Lifetime referral scheme

Lifetime’s hospice referral scheme is beginning to gather real momemtum – and Barnsley hospice say they are thrilled with the results! Lifetime continue to strengthen their ties with the hospice, on Church Street, Gawber, and on Friday afternoon managing director Ian Dickinson handed over yet another cheque to hospice representative Laura Conrad (see picture below)….

Regulatory reform costs doubled in last year of FSA, new report reveals

Regulatory reform costs of the former regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) more than doubled in the last year of its operation, an annual report has revealed today. And the report has also warned that in future the costs may be levied on firms. The costs of regulatory reform to the regulator reached £28.7m in…

Lifetime news on Dearne FM

Lifetime are headline news on Dearne FM this week. If you get a chance to tune in you might well get to hear Lifetime Communications Director William Bottomley introducing our exciting new project, one which we hope will help inspire the future generation of successful employers and employees in and around Barnsley. Lifetime’s project was…

Lifetime and Horizon launch exciting BBIS venture

Lifetime is planning to help the next generation. We have set up a pilot project taking business people into schools to inspire young people. Together with Barnsley’s Horizon College, we are embarking on a ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ venture. It is an innovative series of events where enthusiastic, knowledgeable and authoritative speakers of Barnsley descent,…

UK rides the wave of sporting achievements

As the sun blazed down on Sunday afternoon and we watched Andrew Murray thrillingly serve out the final game of the Wimbledon final, the sense of British pride was overwhelming. Everything was perfect. The weather, the long awaited win on home soil, won by somebody who had come through all kinds of battles and adversity…

Don’t be told ‘no’; make sure your business is ready for Auto Enrolment

Employers are being urged to make sure their business is ready for Auto Enrolment – or face the consequences. Auto Enrolment involves employers having to place all eligible employees into a qualifying pension scheme. It will undoubtedly have significant implications for businesses off all sizes. And firms who are leaving it late before putting their…

Are you a success?

If you believe success is simply making (or having) a lot of money, you may be setting yourself up for failure. In our industry we meet a huge variety of people with a vast range of wealth and we are often amazed at how many people still define success as making (or having) a lot…

Lifetime looking forward to grappling with Gripple philosophy

Lifetime Managing Director Ian Dickinson and Communications Director William Bottomley are attending an open day on Thursday, July 4 put on by Sheffield-based manufacturer Gripple, to support the Government and Employment Ownership Association’s joint (EOA) initiative, National Employee Ownership Day. The Open Day aims to give visitors the opportunity to talk to Gripple staff and…

Putting best foot forward for charity

Lifetime staff have been busy this week doing their bit for charity across the country. Tracey Lawton (Directors PA) was brave enough to don her cowgirl outfit and join over 1,500 other ladies to take on the challenge of a 5 mile, midnight walk around Barnsley. She was joined by her two daughters Katie (17)…