Mobile navigation

Flexible retirement

You may wish to consider a gradual move into retirement by flexibly retiring

You can flexibly retire if you

  • are aged between 55 to 75
  • have 2 years of continuous membership in the LGPS 
  • reduce your hours or move to a less senior position
  • gain approval from your employer 

You can take some or all of the pension benefits you have built up, helping you ease into retirement. 

Each employer will have their own policy on flexible retirement, it is best to check your HR policy first before considering flexible retirement. 

How to request flexible retirement

This is an employer led decision, you must contact your Line Manager and HR department to request a flexible retirement. We are unable to provide a retirement quote for you, the request must come from your employer.

Share this page

Facebook icon Twitter icon email icon


print icon