We work with Affinity Connect to offer Pre-retirement online courses.

Affinity Connect are one of the UK’s largest providers of retirement and redundancy services to the public sector.

Keeping your retirement plans on track can be a challenging task and it is now more important than ever to make sure you are in control of your retirement plans.

To guide you through the options available, Affinity Connect will be running a dedicated 2 and a half hour Pre-retirement online course.

This is for those of you who are:

  • thinking about retiring or taking your pension benefits within the next ten years
  • wanting to understand some of the key financial considerations about retirement

The Presentation will address some of the key questions and considerations when approaching retirement and will cover essential topics such as:

  • changes to lifestyles
  • income needs in retirement
  • the State Pension
  • inflation in retirement
  • employer specific workplace pension
  • savings and investments
  • taxation
  • estate planning

For full course details, download Affinity Connect - Pre-retirement online workshop (PDF, 115.15KB)

The following courses have been arranged for 2024:

Online course dateTime
4 April 202416:00 to 18:30
17 April 202409:30 to 12:00
7 May 202413:00 to 15:30
21 May 202409:30 to 12:00
03 June 202413:00 to 15:30
12 June 202409:30 to 12:00
25 June 202409:30 to 12:00
11 July 202413:00 to 15:30
23 July 202416:00 to 18:30
9 August 202409:30 to 12:00
22 August 202413:00 to 15:30
4 September 202413:00 to 15:30
12 September 202409:30 to 12:00
25 September 202416:00 to 18:30
7 October 202409:30 to 12:00
22 October 202413:00 to 15:30
15 November 202409:30 to 12:00
25 November 202413:00 to 15:30
11 December 202409:30 to 12:00

To book your place visit the Affinity Connect registration website

Book early as spaces are limited.

The automated booking confirmation emails from Affinity Connect can sometimes be blocked by IT security settings. Booking confirmation emails which contain the course joining link, are sent automatically by their system and typically these should be received within a few minutes of registering. If the confirmation email has not been received within 24 hours, please contact the Affinity Connect Bookings Team on their helpline number 0800 019 6076.

This number can also be used if you have any issues joining a course for whatever reason, and Affinity Connect will do their best to assist.

For those members who are employed by Bristol City Council, please note that Affinity has arranged additional dates, details of which are on your intranet. Please search ‘Pre-retirement workshop’ to make a booking.

It is important to note that the webinar will provide information only and will not include or constitute regulated financial advice.