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Planning for Retirement

If you are now thinking about retiring from service, please see the guides below for information on what you need to do, what you can expect, and the issues you may need to consider.

You will need to give one month’s notice in writing to the Chief Fire Officer, copying in Service Support and Pensions. Please complete the Retirement Notification below, stating your last day of work, and the date on which you wish your retirement benefits to be paid.

If you are thinking about re-employment with a public sector organisation after retirement, there may be tax implications and your pension may be affected.  See below for some frequently asked questions.

FAQs - Abatement

FAQs - Protected Pension Age