Information for Retired & Retiring Staff

Planning for Retirement

The Pensions Section in conjunction with Retirement Life and Planning Services runs a number of seminars each year relating to planning for retirement:

  • Mid Career (Advanced) Planning for Retirement Seminar
  • Retirement Planning Seminars

The Mid Career (Advanced) Planning for Retirement Seminar is a one day course held each December. This course is specifically aimed towards staff in their early 40s to late 50 but all are welcome to attend. Further information on this course is outlined in the Staff Training and Development Programme of Courses and places on this course can be booked by contacting the Staff Training and Development Section.

The Retirement Planning Seminar is a two day course. All staff who are due to retire in a given year are invited to attend along with their partners. The remaining places are offered to those who are considering retiring in the next few years on a first come first served basis. Places on this course are generally advertised in January each year. You can register you interest in attending this course by contacting the Pensions Section .

Procedures on Retirement

The Pensions Section will contact all staff members due to retire on a compulsory approximately 6 months before reitrement date. Retiring staff members will also be invited to attend the annual retirement seminar in advance of their retirement. 

Staff members who wish to retire on a voluntary basis or cost neutral basis should contact the Pensions Section at for details of the retirement options available.  

DIT Active Retirement Association

For further information on the DIT Active Retirement Association see DITARA website

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