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Preparation programme, but not primarily finances?
Does anyone know of a pre-retirement preparation course or programme preferably in or around Greater London which is strong on issues such as creating a bit of structure post-retirement. I've got the finances pretty well organised so that isn't the prime area of interest. Any thoughts, experiences or suggestions very welcome.
Don't know if this will be any use to you but The Civil Service College run retirement preparation courses in London at St James' Park. Some details here: https://www.civilservicecollege.org.uk/course/professional-development-skills/the-next-step-preparing-for-retirement-17
And as far as I know you don't need to be a civil servant to attend.
Hope that helps.
And here is a further option to throw into the pot, although not in or near London as far as I know.
The EEF do courses on retirement preparation: https://www.eef.org.uk/training/hr-and-employment-law/pre-retirement
I did it fairly recently and it was really good. I'll be retiring next year.
I'm going to try and find out some more details. A while back one of my ex colleagues (I worked in a large consulting firm before my retirement a couple of years ago) mentioned that he'd been talking to his firm about a residential pre-retirement course in one of the Cambridge colleges.
So far my Googling hasn't turned anything up but if I get more info I'll come back here and post it.
Can I add my voice to this one.
For the last 10 years I've been an independent consultant, I'm approaching retirement. I was in one of the "Big 4" consulting firms previously and I know they have quite well developed programmes for staff approaching retirement. But not being on their roll any more I can't access those programmes.
So I'm also interested in really high quality pre-retirement programme. The sort of thing that a large firm might make available to its senior staff, but available to people who are independent.
I'll subscribe to this topic to keep tabs on others suggestions.
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