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Lifetime-sponsored golf day again provides record-breaking boost for Barnsley hospice

Barnsley hospice were well on course for another record-breaking score, after the last putts were rolled in at their annual charity golf day at Silkstone on Friday, May 10th. Once again Lifetime were the main sponsors – for the 12th year in a row – and £10,500 was raised for the hospice, a record return […]

Twenty-two teams to tee off in Lifetime-sponsored Barnsley Hospice golf day

The 2024 Barnsley Hospice Golf Day, sponsored by Lifetime, is almost here. Twenty-two teams are all set to tee off in the popular charity event, which raises thousands of pounds for the hospice and their aims of providing specialist palliative and end of life care for people living with a life-limiting illness. It is again […]

Lifetime workplace wellbeing event proves a smash hit!

As a passionate advocate of wellbeing, Lifetime is always looking at ways of ensuring that our people, and all those organisations we partner with, feel happy and valued within the workplace. On Wednesday afternoon we put our work commitments to one side for a few hours in order to enjoy a Lifetime Workplace Wellbeing and […]

Pros and cons of the 95% mortgage deal

Several major mortgage lenders are taking part in a Government guarantee scheme, where house-hunting people can gain access to 95% mortgages. The scheme, which is due to run until mid-2025, has been designed to increase the number of deals that are available for want-to-be homeowners with a low deposit or limited equity. However, these should […]

A quarter of UK population will soon be aged over 65 – but is their later life mapped out?

Soon, 25% of the UK population will be aged over age 65. Many of those people will live another 20 or 30 years, so it is important that help, guidance and financial advice is easily accessible so they can navigate the complex world of pensions, tax, income and legacy planning with clarity and confidence. This […]

Don’t lose sight of your staff’s wellbeing

During the current cost-of-living crisis employers are being urged to not lose sight of the wellbeing of their workforce. Indeed, the importance of an employee’s financial wellbeing cannot be underestimated. At Lifetime we know just how vital it is, and we have the statistics and benchmarking to prove it. For example: Over 90% of employers […]

Ten things to think about and act upon before end of tax year

The current tax year ends on Friday (April 5th). Here are 10 things that are worth thinking about – and acting upon. Have you maximised your pension contributions? Have you considered making a pension contribution for a child or grandchild? Have you used your annual ISA allowance? £20,000 per adult. Could you use your annual […]

This Easter make sure you hatch a plan for your own tidy nest egg!

Happy Easter everyone! While this weekend the children and grandchildren might well be busy hunting for colourful eggs and devouring chocolate Easter bunnies, it’s also an ideal time to think about getting your finances in order and hatching a plan to ensure your own tidy nest egg for the future. Of course, saving is a […]

Protect the people you love…

It is vitally important to have the knowledge and ability to make good decisions that will protect your family and loved ones if there is an unexpected/untimely death, illness or accident. For example, if you or your partner were unable to work would your household expenditure be covered? Lifetime’s specialists work with you to answer […]

Debt can affect how we feel, think and act

Debt can happen to anyone. It is how we deal with it that can have a major impact on our lives. Owing money can be stressful. It can make us anxious and affect our mental wellbeing, as well as our financial wellbeing. This year’s Debt Awareness Week runs from 18th to 24th March – and we […]