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15 April 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Retirement

15 ways to avoid being a victim of ageism

I have never been interested in people’s ages.  Until we started Next-Up.  Now I am intrigued when someone says, ‘I am 57’ and I have to stop myself gasping – I had them at nearly 70; or the reverse of that, someone says they are late 60s and I thought they were a decade younger.

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11 February 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Retirement  partners  pre-retirement  professional firms

Why it pays to motivate partners pre-retirement

Should we help partners who are retiring – and if so what and how?

This is one of the hot topics in professional firms at the moment – and here I want to share some of the issues if you don’t help them and the opportunities that are being overlooked in the process. 

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6 February 2019 By Guest writer Andie Lawson

Blog  Unretirement  Small Business  Consultancy  Boredom in Retirement  Retirement Planning

From redundancy to rejuvenation in six months!

Six months ago, I was in my dream job at Prudential, a company I loved. Over nearly two decades, I had the privilege of working with hundreds of Financial Planners, helping them to grow and develop their own skills and their business models.

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17 January 2019 By Guest writer Jim Currie

Unretirement  Purpose  Retirement  Retirement Planning  Third Age

3 steps to reinventing retirement

Recently I gave a talk to an audience comprising people 55 years and older who were thinking about retirement or who had actually made the step. The talk was about my personal retirement "transition" story and I pulled out three key areas which I hope will help others.

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18 December 2018 By Guest writer Philippa Mooney

Happy Retirement

Change your mindset in Retirement

I recently read an article, written by Victoria Tomlinson CEO of Next-Up, talking about shaping the future after work. I was immediately caught up and interested in sharing in the discussion about what comes after an established work life, and to offer my own perspectives on how people experience this period of life, aka retirement.

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17 December 2018 By Guest writer Phil Hopkins

Happy Retirement  Purpose

Writing as your new career – and having fun in the process!


Politics, business, property, finance and sport are of particular interest to us but we will listen to anyone who has a suitable ‘voice’ and idea to write for us. All we are looking for are writing skills – of course – credibility and experience, passion and commitment to write for us consistently.

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5 December 2018 By Guest writer Celia Dodd

Blog  Unretirement  Conference

Making ‘retirement’ work – step back before stepping forward

Guest blog by Celia Dodd, author of ‘Not Fade Away: How to thrive in retirement’

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29 November 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Events  Unretirement  Networking  Skills  Conference  Helping Charities  Non-Executive Roles  Trustees

How we can learn from the young – to stay young?

Last week we held the first Next-Up conference. ‘Blown away’ was a phrase I kept hearing through the day. We had more than 100 seasoned professionals as delegates – people who have left or are leaving corporate life and don’t want to ‘retire’ – mixed up with young tech entrepreneurs, charities, private equity firms, headhunters and an online magazine looking for writers.

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22 November 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Happy Retirement  Purpose

BBC Radio Leeds - Interview with Liz Green

Victoria Tomlinson, founder of Next-Up Limited, speaks to Liz Green at BBC Radio Leeds about 'unretirement'. Listen to the show by clicking the links below...

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