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.
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.
|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|
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