16 May 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson
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
29 November 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson
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.
18 October 2018 By Guest writer Pamela Major
Standing in front of my security cabinet in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, I spun the combination lock for the last time. After 28 years, with postings in Beijing, Moscow, Berlin and London, I was about to walk out of a high-prestige, secure, established job, into – the unknown.
9 October 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson
Many of us are living longer. The time you spend in retirement could now be 30 years or more, depending on when you retire and how long you live. So it’s important to think about the retirement you want, and plan for it.
4 October 2018 By Guest writer Jonny Ross
Non-executive directors need to understand digital or they will fail the companies they serve. In this blog, Digital Strategist Jonny Ross from Fleek Marketing explains why he believes retirement is the perfect time to get digital.
21 August 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson
Retirement. It’s a very odd word. And what does it really mean any more? Increasingly people expect to stay active and using their skills after working life – but how do you do this and who needs those skills?
16 August 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already come to the conclusion that retirement is an outdated concept.
The Economist has a brilliant article looking at what you call this generation.
10 August 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson
Victoria from Next-Up would love to share this blog from Lucy Rimmington, founder braveteaching, the Airbnb of teacher training. Lucy is also a confirmed guest speaker at the Next-Up conference in November.
17 July 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson
One of the biggest issues that the newly retired people we speak to have is a perceived lack of identity. They spend a lot of time talking about their last job and “former” career. So what’s the best retirement advice for them?