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 B [...]
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
It’s good to know though that he can always have a refreshing groan with our writer Jacy Brean, who also feels her artistic talents being challenged. “What do you mean, Prince Charming has a dodgy moustache?” “What has Hu [...]
By Antony Ball, family law associate at the Doncaster office of hlw Keeble Hawson. On the 27th February 2014 the Law Commission will publish a report on whether pre-nuptial agreements should become legally binding on divorce.
Although pre-nuptial agreements are increasingly taken into account by the courts there is no guarantee at present that the terms will be upheld when a couple divorce. The court instead retains a broad discretion to arrive at a so [...]
The Doncaster site of award winning national budget gym chain, Xercise4Less is celebrating its crowning glory this month as it’s revealed that the South Yorkshire site has just welcomed the brand’s 100,000th member.
A key milestone for the growing budget gym chain, the 100,000th member has been reached well ahead of predictions. Beth Quinton, 38, from Hyde Park discovered she was the 100,000th member of Xercise4Less after she joined in Januar [...]
With a month of freezing temperatures predicted*, a local warmth scheme, which is available to vulnerable people in Doncaster to help with heating and insulation measures, is raising awareness of the link between cold homes and il
Cold temperatures can have a detrimental effect on health, for example increasing the risk of chest infections and circulatory problems. With this in mind, npower Health Through Warmth is working with local organisations in Doncas [...]
Leading Doncaster legal firm, Taylor Bracewell, is proud to announce that it is partnering with Family Matters Mediation and Hall Cross Academy to raise funds for ‘Kids in the Middle’ www.kidsinthemiddle.org.uk – a charity for whi
Over 100,000 children experience the separation of their parents every year – that’s nearly half of all 16 year olds caught up in their parents’ separation throughout the UK. This experience can be traumatic and frightening for a [...]
A NEW smartphone app – launched this week – is set to help Doncaster people choose the right service when they are ill or injured and ease the pressures on the NHS during busy times.
Called Choose Well Doncaster, the new iPhone app gives advice on, for example, when to use a local pharmacy, NHS 111, GP surgery, minor injury unit and A&E and uses satellite navigation to guide users to the closest services. P [...]
HOUSEHOLDERS from Doncaster 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 cupboards and finding old mobile phones, MP3 players, CDs and DVDs they no longer want can give them away to be recycled to raise funds for charity. Geoff Cummins, Chief Executive for the national charity b [...]
Valued senior paralegal Paula Pemberton has retired from the residential conveyancing team at hlw Keeble Hawson’s Doncaster office after a career spanning 48 years.
Mrs Pemberton, 65, worked for the practice which was known as Frank Allen & Co, and subsequently Frank Allen Pennington, after leaving school at 16. Starting as an office junior at the firm’s then offices at Midland Bank Chambers [...]
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 [...]
DONCASTER author Brian Elliott is a well-known local historian and editor with a special interest in British coalmining history. His father was a miner, so were his uncles; and several of his male ancestors worked in the pits. Amo
In the 1920s there were over a million coalminers working in over 3000 collieries across Great Britain, and the industry was one of the most important and powerful in British history. It dominated the lives of generations of indiv [...]
PEOPLE from Doncaster 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 participated in the sign2sing world record attempt organised by the charity SignHealth on February 5. Steve Powell, Chief Executive at SignHealth, which is the national healt [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
This stunning band are making their Horse and Groom debut supported by "Gospel for fools" In what is sure to be a fantastic night
The Colin Robinson Band is a seven piece commercial mainstream covers band featuring male and female vocalists accompanied by two guitarists, keyboards, bass and drums.The band play an eclectic mix of music from all eras and featu [...]
Whether you’re the best man at a wedding, or you’re pitching for work, it’s important to speak clearly and own the stage.
The reality often is that, with your heart pumping and your adrenaline rushing, you either race through what you want to say or you drone on for far too long. Alison Kitchman is a confident and respected family solicitor in the r [...]
Beauty Queens Charlotte Lister who is the current Miss British Empire Sheffield 26 from Doncaster and Ashleigh Harrison who is the current Miss British Empire York 24 from Goole are sleeping on the streets to raise vital funds for
Charlotte Lister was crowned in the steel city last October after battling with a nasty chronic tension headache which she has had for over a year, this is the latest charity event for Charlotte after previously organising charity [...]
It’s a clash of cultures that brings together the traditional and the contemporary…and it comes to Cast, Doncaster’s new performance venue, later this month.
Fresh from their sell out shows and 5 star reviews at Edinburgh Fringe and Glastonbury, BBC Radio 2 award-winning folk powerhouse The Demon Barbers perform their newly developed extravaganza, The Lock In, at Cast for one night onl [...]
Leading Doncaster legal firm, Taylor Bracewell, is expanding further with the appointment of senior commercial solicitor, Phil Crawley.
Doncaster born and bred Phil, who graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a degree in law, qualified as a solicitor in 2005. He has specialised in company and commercial work ever since. Phil joined Taylor Bracewell from [...]