Almost half of British employees now expect to stay on in their jobs past their retirement age, suggests a new study. That is more than twice the global average.
The Nielsen Global Survey About Ageing revealed almost half of UK workers say their retirement age will be later than they would like. The poll of 30,000 people, across 60 countries, paints a rather bleak picture of ageing in Bri [...]
Criminals are entrepreneurial and are always finding new ways to steal your money and/or information. At the Business Crime Reduction Centre, they are constantly looking for ways to raise awareness of what they are up to. Here are
1) They want your identity Your personal information is more valuable than you realise. Fraudsters will scour the internet to collect your details – don’t make it easy for them. Your Facebook profile is a treasure trove of inf [...]
http://jacybrean.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/the-perils-of-producing-pantomime.html As preparation are well under way for this year’s productions, I again find my popularity waning as I make contact with all personnel. “Uh Hi
Like all key members when they first start with Act One Productions, Malcolm Nossiter, our set designer and videographer, has conceded to the inevitable. No matter what Picasso style drawings he comes up with and attentio [...]
What is Pantomime Literally, the word means All-Mimicking - ‘Pan’ [Greek word for‘All’] and ‘Mimos’ [Greek for ‘Imitate’). Think vaudeville with a plot and you may get an inkling what it involves. The story is usually
http://www.touringpantomimecompany.co.uk/page/beginners-guide-to-pantomime---what-is-pantomime-and-how-did-it-start Although traditionally performed over the festive season (Nov-Feb) panto attracts audiences throughout the year [...]
A West Yorkshire housebuilder has confirmed its commitment to a Children’s Hospice for the third year running with a pledge to try to top the £11,000 raised last year.
Persimmon Homes West Yorkshire will help raise vital funds for Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice through a series of employee led fundraising activities. This year, the housebuilder hopes to raise more than the £11,000 raised last [...]
HOUSEHOLDERS from Huddersfield who are planning to spring-clean and de-clutter their homes this February (2014) can help provide life-changing assistance for children from the town at the same time.
HOUSEHOLDERS from Huddersfield who are planning to spring-clean and de-clutter their homes this February (2014) can help provide life-changing assistance for children from the town at the same time. Anyone cleaning out cupboard [...]
South Yorkshire financial management company Lifetime are holding a free Auto Enrolment Seminar for accountants, via invitation only, on Wednesday, February 26. The event will be staged at Lifetime House in Barnsley, from 8.30am
A continental-style breakfast and coffee/tea will be available from 8-8.30am. Lifetime's Auto Enrolment Specialists Rupert Smith and Steve Lambarth will show attendees how they can make Auto Enrolment work for them and and their [...]
Well, you have to hand it to Jule! After another successful (and extremely busy) pantomime season, most normal people would be putting their feet up for a while. Not so Jule. Oh no, our esteemed artistic director has not only comm
Not that I mind particularly, except I was already halfway through writing our initial choice for Winter 2014/15 – “Cinderella”. This was a big achievement for me, having managed to stop procrastinating long enough to get started [...]
Many companies throughout the UK still aren’t taking mobile technology seriously. The potential is huge and if you’re looking to take your business mobile, there are many ways you and your firm could benefit.
Designing and developing mobile apps for the likes of iPhone, iPad and Android can seem like a daunting task for most UK businesses. Long lead times, high development costs and actual usefulness for company applications can often [...]
A Financial Plan. Three words (well.....particularly the latter two!) that can strike fear into the hearts of many people who look upon money matters with trepidation. Sometimes it can feel great to 'fly by the seat of your pants
And that is where Lifetime can help. Pulling together everything in your financial 'bucket' and marrying it with your goals and aspirations is true Financial Planning. Our objective is to enable you to bridge the gap between ‘perc [...]
With forecasters predicting the worst weather for years is just around the corner, experts at Volkswagen today urged motorists in Huddersfield to get their cars ready for the big freeze.
Weathermen say the entire country could fall into the grip of a horror freeze which will bring brutal winds and fierce blizzards. Now technicians at Sytner Volkswagen Huddersfield are urging motorists to get their cars in top c [...]
Global pop sensations Little Mix will be embarking on their biggest UK tour to date in May-June 2014. The tour sees them headline some of the UK’s biggest arenas and includes a show at the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield on Saturday
Tickets go on general sale from 10am on Friday 6th December in person at the Arena Box Office, by phone on 0114 256 5656 or online at www.motorpointarenasheffield.co.uk. Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade [...]
An expectant mum from Castleford enlisted celebrity social media support from the likes of model Nell McAndrew and TV ‘wheeler dealer’ Mike Brewer to help her win a brand new car from Huddersfield Volkswagen
After years of driving around in an old banger, Kimberley Trembath scooped an award-winning Volkswagen Take up! in a competition organised by Sytner Volkswagen Huddersfield and Real Radio Yorkshire. The 27-year-old said: “I cou [...]
Two more Yorkshire hospices have benefited from Lifetime's generous hospice referral scheme. Financial management company Lifetime has set up a scheme whereby it donates 10% of fees generated on new accounts to a hospice chosen b
Barnsley hospice has already received a number of cheques, while last month Lifetime Financial Planner Janette Town presented Saint Catherine’s hospiced in Scarborough with a cheque for £131. Fellow Financial Planner Daryl Clarke [...]
Sixty-one per cent of adults in the UK do not have a current will. And the main reason why? Those people 'have just not got round to it'. That's according to research carried out on behalf of Standard Life. And one of the most
Now having a will is important for everyone, whatever their status, but in particular it should be classed as a priority for the group of people nearing, or already in, retirement, who may have accumulated substantial assets and p [...]
If you're a retailer looking to get more customers through the door and onto your site, and want to know how you can maximise sales through important calendar events, then look no further than RedBorder Ltd. They have launched the
To successfully stay in business retailers must now stay one step ahead of their competition, and be both proactive and reactive when it comes to important annual events. Now in its second year, The Retail Calendar by RedBord [...]
A recent study has revealed that the UK needs about 5,000 extra financial advisers to cope with the rising demand for retirement advice The research carried out by Standard Life has based its findings on figures from Office for Na
Figures from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) showed there were 20,453 independent financial advisers in the UK at the end of 2012. Standard Life head of adviser and investment proposition Eddy Reynolds said its estimation m [...]
The number of workers automatically enrolled into a workplace pension scheme has already reached the million mark, the Pensions Regulator has stated. Automatic enrolment was introduced in October last year - to encourage more ind
The number of workers automatically enrolled into a workplace pension scheme has already reached the million mark, the Pensions Regulator has stated. Automatic enrolment was introduced in October last year - to encourage more ind [...]
South Yorkshire finance firm Lifetime are the front cover stars of the New Model Adviser magazine this week! Managing director Ian Dickinson and Communications director William Bottomley were pictured alongside a Barnsley hospice
The New Model Adviser front cover (pictured below) also carried the heading 'Route to success; William Bottomley and Ian Dickinson credit cashflow modeling with transforming Lifetime's business. Inside the story, written by Tim C [...]
Banks are turning small to medium businesses down for loans because they cannot provide evidence of Auto Enrolment planning, a new report has claimed. Auto Enrolment is the biggest shake-up of pensions for a generation - and will
A new report - which can be read at http://www.plansponsor.com/Auto_enrolment_hits_SME_funding.aspx - says that some companies are being denied funding, as their future business models do not factor in the cost of administering a [...]
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Many people believe that aluminium windows cannot be as slim as steel windows, but our CrittAL Window is in fact slimmer than some steel windows. The outerframe is just 32.5mm deep, making installation quick and simple when com [...]
PEOPLE from Huddersfield look set to have helped break the world record last week (February 5, 2014) for the most people signing and singing a song on the same day.
PEOPLE from Huddersfield look set to have helped break the world record last week (February 5, 2014) for the most people signing and singing a song on the same day. Choirs, schools and other organisations* in the town particip [...]
People United Against Crime (PUAC) has been awarded £49,000 by the College of Policing to help police forces tackle business crime. PUAC is the only crime prevention charity to be awarded this type of grant and joined a list of se
The charity, which works throughout the Yorkshire and Humber region to reduce crime, strengthen local economies and support communities, will use the grant as a first step towards a national roll out of its innovative business cri [...]
North Yorkshire Police’s crime prevention roadshow is visiting business parks across the county to hand out free advice
North Yorkshire Police are hosting Crime Prevention Roadshows to help small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) tackle crime. The roadshows will be held at selected business parks across the county and will enable business owners t [...]
PEOPLE from Huddersfield are this month (January, 2014) being called to sign up for a charity record breaking attempt for the most people signing and singing a song on the same day.
Children and adults from the town are being reminded to register for SignHealth’s sign2sing fundraiser on Wednesday, February 5. Linda Petrons, Events and Corporate Fundraiser at SignHealth, which is the national healthcare ch [...]
Congratulations to Sam Bailey who has officially been crowned the 2013 X Factor winner! You can catch the very talented Sam, along with her fellow 7 finalists on the 2014 UK Arena X FACTOR LIVE TOUR, which will visit the Motorpoin
This is your chance to catch winner Sam Bailey along with runner up Nicholas McDonald, Luke Friend Abi Alton, Hannah Barrett, Rough Copy, Sam Callahan and Tamera Foster singing live, especially for your viewing pleasure – and beli [...]