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Introduction

We are committed to ensuring that all employees retiring from the Trust are aware of the choices available to them and are given the necessary information to make proper preparation for their retirement in accordance with equal opportunities and statutory requirements.

 

Purpose

The purpose of this policy and related guidelines are to ensure that all staff employed by the Trust are aware of the choices available to them and are given the facilities to make proper preparation for their retirement in accordance with equal opportunities and statutory requirements.

The Retirement policy and guidance applies to all employees directly employed by the Trust.

This policy sets out the process to be followed when employees inform the Trust that they wish to retire.

This policy and guidance has been updated in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010, and subsequent Employment Equality (Repeal of Retirement Age provisions) Regulations 2011. Adherence to the guidance will ensure that the Trust complies with its legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and does not discriminate on the grounds of age.

 

Policy Details

Download: PDF version
Compiled by: HR Business Partners and Advisors
Ratified by: Trust Board / TEC
Date Ratified: February 2019
Date Issued: February 2019
Review Date: February 2022
Target Audience: All staff
Contact name: HR Business Partners and Advisors

 

See also:

  • Work Life Balance Policy
  • Sickness Absence Policy and Procedure
  • Performance and Capability Policy
  • Dignity at Work Policy