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Retirement process map

To find out more about how to retire and draw your benefits, click on each 'station' along the line.

Retirement

Notice

Station - representing a step in the process

Hand in your notice to your employer. Tip! Check with them how much notice you need to give

Estimate

Station - representing a step in the process

Employers can supply you with a benefits estimate or ask us to provide one - check with your pensions department

Notify

Station - representing a step in the process

Your employer sends us paperwork to formally let us know that you are retiring

Figures

Station - representing a step in the process

We send you your benefit information including an important option form to fill in

Reply

Station - representing a step in the process

Send back your form +

  • Birth certificate
  • Details of other pensions

Deadline

Station - representing a step in the process

The deadline for us getting your reply is mid-month, for you to be put on the payroll for that month

Lump sum

Station - representing a step in the process

Lump sum paid just after you retire

Pension

Station - representing a step in the process

Pension paid on the last banking day of the month

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