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Showing all blogs for category: Unretirement

 

3 June 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Depression in Retirement  Blog  Unretirement  Purpose

We can’t ignore mental health in retirement any longer

To anyone working full time, retirement looks like a world of glamour and fun with stories of world-wide travel, walking the Pennines and endless coffees and lunches with friends.

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31 May 2019 By Guest writer Sue Perry

Unretirement  Charity  Helping Charities  Retirement  Volunteering

Our top 12 volunteering ideas in Volunteers' Week


One of the most exciting things about retirement is the wealth of new opportunities on offer which can include volunteering. Volunteers are invaluable.

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30 May 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Purpose  Retirement  pre-retirement

Retiring employees – the employer’s responsibility?  Or not?

There is a (very small) sea change happening among employers as to their roles and responsibilities towards a retiring employee.  Here I want to look at what that change is, some leaders in the field such as the construction industry – and the areas where employers may want to start rethinking the opportunities of retiring employees.

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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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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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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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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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