Position yourself for the best flex work
Discusses how older workers can be 'flexibly retired' by staying on in a more flexible work arrangement and phasing their retirement over time. Includes practical advice on how to be successful in the flexible work market.
How to 'consultify' your retirement
Provides tips on how to turn a lifetime of experience into a part-time role by becoming a consultant after retirement.
Ease away from work
Offers advice to those looking to ease into retirement by continuing to work on a part-time basis.
Will Baby Boomers phase into retirement?
Looks at the characteristics and different approaches to phased retirement, and why it can be beneficial for both employees and employers.
Beyond the CA
Focuses on baby boomers who are resisting retirement and reinventing their careers, and how some chartered accountants (CAs) in Canada are embracing the trend.
Are you ready for Act II?
The importance of planning ahead when approaching retirement age whether leaving a job for entrepreneurship, entering a new phase of life and work or becoming a
volunteer or part-time worker.
Tips and advice from the Chartered Accountants' Benevolent Association on preparing for and managing your retirement.
Search the ICAEW volunteering website for current volunteering opportunities.
The voluntary services organisation website with information on how to volunteer and the opportunities available for qualified professionals. Volunteer placements are available for overseas jobs.
Accounting for International Development (AfID)
Voluntary organisation which offers qualified accountants the opportunity to use their professional skills during voluntary international placements. Assignments of between 2 weeks and 12 months form part of an ongoing strategy to build the financial management capacity and long-term sustainability of non-profit organisations around the world.
Reach is a skilled volunteering charity which matches qualified professionals with suitable voluntary opportunities that will utilise their career skills. The site includes information on how to become a Reach volunteer. You need to register to see a list of volunteer opportunities available. The charity also runs TrusteeWorks which helps skilled professionals to find challenging and rewarding trustee opportunities.
Volunteering in retirement
A 2005 report by Justin Davis Smith and Pat Gray of the Institute for Volunteering Research, published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. The report examines the role of retired volunteers in our aging society.
Deferring your State Pension
Information from Gov.uk with guidance on the options available and how to defer.
Looking for work
This section on the Age UK website brings together useful advice on finding work and volunteering opportunities as well as starting your own business and CV writing for over 50s.
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