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19 / 11 / 2015 9am

Read about how different organisations have used flexible retirement, actions they have taken, the impact and what they plan to do next. 

These informative documents give practical guidance on how you can make the most of flexible retirement options to benefit your organisation and your staff.

Using flexible retirement to support our workforce planning

Jan Armstrong, Deputy HR Director from City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust tells us how they use flexible retirement to assist workforce and succession planning, ensuring valuable skills and experience are passed on to others.

Making flexible retirement a board priority

David Levy, Director of HR and Organisational Development at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust discusses how his trust is raising awareness of flexible retirement so that staff can consider retirement options earlier in their career.

Promoting a culture which supports flexible retirement

Martin Godfrey, HR Business Partner at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust outlines the trusts approach to promoting a culture where flexible working is key to an effective workforce and staff are supported to consider a range of options when approaching retirement.

Here's what I did...

If you use flexible retirement in your organisation and want to share your experience, please get in touch.

Where can I find out more?

What is flexible retirement? - the benefits and how you can use them.

Tools and resources - useful documents and links on flexible retirement.

Working Longer Group factsheets - comprehensive factsheets detailing what options are available and when they are applicable.

Checklist poster - view and download the Working Longer Groups quick reference flexible retirement options checklist poster.

DWP: Attitudes of the over 50s to fuller working lives - DWP report showing the way we view retirement is changing, including how nearly half of over 50s want to keep working to between age 65 and 70.

Get in touch - useful contact information. 

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