Preparing for retirement

Preparing for retirement

The Avon Pension Fund will again be working with Affinity Connect in 2023, to offer Pre-Retirement Online Courses. The courses are designed to help scheme members plan for a positive retirement.

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

Affinity Online Pre-Retirement Course

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 three 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 further details, please see attached flyer 

PDF iconAffinity Connect - Pre-Retirement online workshop

The following courses have been arranged for 2023:

Online Course Date Time
19 June 2023 16:00-18:30
27 June 2023 13:00-15:30
18 July 2023 09:30-12:00
28 July 2023 09:30-12:00
30 August 2023 09:30-12:00
07 September 2023 13:00-15:30
18 September 2023 16:00-18:30
11 October 2023 13:00-15:30
16 November 2023 16:00-18:30
23 November 2023 09:30-12:00
08 December 2023 09:30-12:00

Please book early as spaces are limited.

To register your place please click here.

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 24hrs, 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.

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