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20 May 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Networking  Non-Executive Roles  Retirement Planning

Would your personality suit part-time director roles?

Someone in our network recommended this book, Executive Freedom – he is a part-time IT director for smaller businesses and part of the Liberti Group behind this book.

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16 May 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Skills  Trustees  Retirement  Jobboard

Opportunities and roles

We are increasingly being asked if we know good people to recommend for various roles.  Below are the current roles – and ones coming up.  Please do share with anyone who might be interested
 

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29 April 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement

The nightmare of becoming a PR client

After 30+ years working in PR – in-house and then setting up and running Northern Lights – we launched Next-Up last year, a business to help people use their skills and find opportunities in unretirement.

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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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